A complete of 73.44 lakh doses (roughly 1.16 per cent) have been administered at CVCs not tagged as rural/city.
Also, until September, 52.5 per cent of the overall doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered to males, 47.5 per cent to girls and roughly 0.02 per cent to ‘Other’ gender.
Presently, about 60.7 per cent of the grownup inhabitants in the nation has obtained at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, the ministry stated.
“The quantity of people who have obtained at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine in India and the quantity of people who have accomplished the vaccination schedule is the highest in the world,” the ministry claimed in the Ebook.
The common fee of vaccinations in India is amongst the highest in the world, it stated.
Over 181 million beneficiaries have been administered each the doses of vaccines in comparison with 178 million in the US.
One hundred per cent of the frontline employees have obtained the primary dose, whereas 81.1 per cent of eligible frontline employees have taken the second dose.
Also, 98.8 per cent of healthcare employees have been administered the primary dose of the vaccines, whereas 84.7 per cent of eligible healthcare employees have taken the second dose
All efforts are underway and common monitoring of the National COVID-19 Vaccination Programme is being carried out to make sure that there isn’t a disparity in entry to vaccination for beneficiaries based mostly on any socio-economic parameter, the ministry stated.
India began COVID-19 vaccination from January 16. Day 1 witnessed vaccination of the highest quantity of beneficiaries coated wherever in the world. India’s vaccination drive has additionally been the quickest in the world to attain 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10 million vaccinations.
More than 751 COVID-19 vaccination doses have been administered in India which is amongst the highest in the world, as on September 13.
Around 244,310 COVID-19 Vaccination Centres (CVCs) are purposeful in the nation offering equitable entry to vaccination in a citizen-friendly method. All residents, irrespective of their revenue standing, are entitled to free vaccination. Those who have the flexibility to pay are inspired to make use of non-public hospital’s vaccination centres.
In the spirit of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam (World as one household), Government of India facilitated provide of 66.37 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 95 international locations as grants and provides to COVAX facility and so on, the ministry acknowledged.