The Government has said that more than 58 lakh people have been administered COVID-19 vaccine in the country so far. The Health Ministry said, in the last 24 hours, over 28 thousand healthcare workers were vaccinated. 12 States reported the vaccination activity yesterday. These are-Assam, Bihar, Gujarat Haryana, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Odisha, Rajasthan, Tripura and Uttarakhand.
Out of the total cumulative coverage, 53 lakh 17 thousand 760 are healthcare workers and four lakh 85 thousand 857 are frontline workers. India is now the third topmost country with the highest doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered, after the USA and the UK.