In a record-blasting achievement, India attended to over two crore vaccine doses against the Covid-19 on Friday. The achievement succeeded on a day the administration began runs to stimulate the inoculation drive on the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday.
What does the data say?
As many as 2,11,28,784 vaccination doses were conducted during the day at the moment of filing the summary, consistent with data attainable on the government’s Co-WIN portal. This raised the cumulative number of vaccines conducted across the nation against the virus to 78.68 crores. It also assisted the nation to strike out the one-crore record in the day-to-day vaccination charts for the fourth time in a month.
This information has been provided by the Health Ministry via tweet that India hiked beyond with another accomplishment in its fight against Coronavirus with 2 crore doses conducted on Friday and the numbers are still counting. With this, India also passed over the cumulative number of vaccines conducted across Europe so far.
Mansukh Mandaviya, the Health Minister announced this was the rapid degree to which one crore doses have been regulated.
In his tweet, he wrote on the prime minister’s birthday, till 1:30 in the afternoon, the nation had passed the rating of 1 crore vaccines, the quickest so far, and we are constantly going ahead. He said that he believes that today we will all bring about a new record of vaccination and bestow it as a gift to the prime minister. He wrote this entire thing on his Twitter account in Hindi.
He later commemorated the accomplishment with health workers at Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital. He congratulated and thanked all the health workers.
When India crossed 1 crore vaccination
The day-to-day Covid-19 vaccination within the country was over 1 crore on September 6, August 31, and August 27. On Thursday, Health Minister Mandaviya called for an important push to the vaccination campaign on the PM’s birthday on Friday, explaining it would be the true gift for him. The BJP has asked its departments across the nation to assist in obtaining a large volume of people vaccinated at the event.
India took 85 days to succeed in the 10-crore vaccination record, 45 additional days to get the 20-crore record, and 29 more days to achieve the 30-crore record, according to the health ministry.
According to the ministry, to attain 49 crores from 30 crores it took 24 days and then 20 extra days to cross over 50 crore vaccines history on 6th August. From there it required 19 more days to touch a record of 60 crore vaccination and 13 days to reach. On 7 September it crossed 60 crores to 70 crores. The cumulative number of doses conducted passed over the 75-crore record on September 13.
Vaccination drive history
The nationwide vaccination campaign was rolled out on January 16 with healthcare employees receiving inoculation in the first phase. Frontliner’s vaccination began on 2nd February. The successive phase of the campaign started on March 1 for the population over 60 years of age and those aged 45 and above with particular comorbid situations. From April 1, the administration authorized all citizens above 45 years to obtain their doses.
The campaign was cleared for all grown-ups on May 1 attending which was struck by scarcity at various areas directing vaccination centers continuing shut for a day or two at a time.
What about the states?
The day-to-day vaccinations struck out the one-crore record for the fourth time in less than a month. While the Gujarat state is aiming to administer over 35 lakh doses of the Coronavirus vaccine today (Friday), the Assam state aims to inoculate the 8 lakh population. The Bihar government explained it will conduct 30 lakh vaccine doses during Friday’s unique vaccination push to celebrate PM Modi’s birthday.
A fact or a tact?
The opposition party is criticizing the government for using vaccination drives as a publicity stunt on Prime Minister Modi’s birthday. However, the statements are yet to come from the opposition’s side the facts are indicating the boosting numbers in vaccination and more people are getting secured due to the same.