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India’s Covid vaccination crosses 163.58 crore

New Delhi: More than 163.58 crore Covid vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive.  More than 59.50 lakh  doses were administered yesterday.

The recovery rate is at 93.23%. The daily positivity rate stands at 16.16% and the weekly Positivity Rate is now 17.33%.

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The Union government launched the mass vaccination drive on January 16 last year. In the first phase healthcare workers (HCWs) were vaccinated.  Frontline workers (FLWs) were vaccinated in the second phase from February 2, 2021.

The third phase began on March 1  for people over 60 years of age and those aged 45 and above with specified co-morbid conditions. Vaccination for all people aged above 45 began on April 1, 2021 and people aged 18 and above from May 1 last year. The next phase of vaccination has commenced from January 3 this year for adolescents in the age group of 15-18 years.


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