The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country in the country has gone past 58.82 crore, the Union Health Ministry said. According to the 7 pm provisional report, 56,10,116 vaccine doses have been administered on Monday, the ministry said.
As on day-220 of the vaccination drive (August 23), 39,62,091 beneficiaries were given the first dose and 16,48,025 received the second dose, it said.
Final reports would be completed for the day by late night.
The vaccination exercise as a tool to protect the most vulnerable population groups in the country from COVID-19 continues to be regularly reviewed and monitored at the highest level, the ministry underlined.
(With PTI Inputs)
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