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Over 20 lakh Covid vaccine shots given in 24 hours: Centre

Mar 09, 2021 13:18 IST | By Editorji News Desk

More than 20 lakh Covid-19 vaccine shots were administered in India between Monday and Tuesday, the health ministry has said. This is the most number of vaccinations that have been carried out in the country in 24 hours.

India's has so far given over 2.3 crore anti-Covid jabs to the residents. The vaccination drive in India had begun on 16 January, when only healthcare workers were getting inoculated. It was later to expanded to include frontline workers in February.

The second phase of the drive commenced on March 1 for people above the age of 60 or those above 45 with comorbidities.

 

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