Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Monday that 70 percent of India’s adult population has been given the first dose. COVID-19 Vaccination.
“Strong Nation, Rapid Vaccination: India has given the first dose of #COVID19 vaccine to 70% of the population. Under PM @NarendraModiji, India is achieving new heights in the fight against the pandemic. Keep it up India, let us fight Corona,” the minister said in a tweet.
With the administration of 23,46,176 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, the cumulative COVID-19 vaccine dose administered till 7 am has crossed 90.79 crore as per provisional reports.
The ministry said that this has been achieved through 88,05,668 sessions held across the country.
According to officials, 25 per cent of the population has been administered both the doses.
More than 5.67 crore (5,67,37,905) remaining and untapped vaccine doses are still available with the states and UTs to be administered.
According to government data, the average daily dose given in a month has increased from 19.69 lakh in May to 39.89 lakh in June, then 43.41 lakh in July and 59.19 lakh in August.
The average daily vaccination in September has been 79.08 lakh per day.