Covid vaccine drive: More than 20 lakh vaccinated on Day 61

More than 20 lakh (20,78,719) vaccine doses were administered on day-61 of the vaccination drive (17th March, 2021).

The number of COVID tests conducted across the country has crossed 23 cr. The cumulative national positivity rate continues to remain less than 5.00%. India’s tests per day per million population are more than 140 whereas the daily positivity rate is 3.77%, as of today.

On the other hand, India is fast approaching vaccination, total coverage of 4 cr. 3,17,43,255 vaccine doses have been administered through 6,15,267 sessions, as of today’s provisional report. These include 75,68,844 HCWs (1st dose), 46,32,940 HCWs (2nd dose), 77,16,084 FLWs (1st dose) and 19,09,528 FLWs (2nd Dose), 24,57,179 beneficiaries aged more than 45 years with specific co-morbidities (1st Dose) and 1,28,58,680 beneficiaries aged more than 60 years.

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