India has recorded a significant milestone in its countrywide Covid-19 vaccination drive. India has started its largest mass vaccination drive from mid-January, that includes the frontlines workers and get extend to senior citizens and people with age 45-59 with co morbidity. The vaccines are available both government health care centre and private hospitals at nominal rate.
India breaks records in its vaccination drive the country is nearing 3 crore cumulative vaccination doses. 2,97,38,409 vaccine doses have been administered through 5,10,400 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am till today (Day 58). According to reports this includes These include 73,47,895 HCWs (1st dose), 42,95,201 HCWs (2nd dose), 73,32,641 FLWs (1st dose) and11,35,573 FLWs (2nd Dose), 14,40,092 beneficiaries aged more than 45 years with specific co-morbidities (1st Dose) and 81,87,007 beneficiaries aged more than 60 years.
India is one of countries in the world to achieve these milestone in the shortest span of time. India has also send Serum Institution made vaccines to over 65 countries as ‘vaccine maitri’ which also earns lots of applaud from other countries.
Though India has achieved a significant milestone still there is matter of concern as Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh are seeing a spike in daily new Covid cases also lockdown are imposed in certain parts of Maharashtra and also in Mussorie.