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Over 70 crore vaccine doses administered, 10 crore jabs in 13 days


The vaccination drive across India has picked up pace over the past few months and achieved several significant milestones till now. In recent news, the government has informed that over 70 crore vaccine doses have been administered in the country till now.

The Union Health Ministry, on Tuesday, commended the fast pace of the vaccination drive in the country during the past few days and appreciated the efficiency and effort of the health workers in making the vaccination drive across the country a success.

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Twitter, “Soaring higher on COVID-19 vaccination under PM (Prime Minister) @NarendraModi ji’s leadership. 70,00,00,000 vaccine doses administered to date, Congratulations to all the health workers and people for this momentous achievement.”

India has now crossed the 1 crore mark thrice in the last 11 days when it comes to the vaccination drive. Over 1.13 crore vaccine jabs were administered on Tuesday, September 7, as per the official data. The health ministry further stated on Twitter how the pace of the vaccination drive has been increasing.

In the data accompanying the tweet of the ministry, it is stated that India administered the first 10 crore vaccine doses in 85 days, while crossed the 20-crore mark in the next 45 days. The country took 29 days to reach the 30 crore milestone, and so on.

Pointing out the increasing pace of the vaccination drive, the data states that it only took India only 13 days to reach 70 crores from 60 crores, which means that it administered over 10 crore doses in just a short span of 13 days.

In a statement issued by the health ministry earlier, it said, “Sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs continue the trend of less than 50,000 Daily New Cases that are being reported for 72 consecutive days now.”

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