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Covid vaccination rapidly increasing in India, 13.45 crore doses administered in July

Cumulative number of jabs given in the country crosses 50-crore mark
India administered a daily average of 43.41 lakh doses.
India administered a daily average of 43.41 lakh doses.
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Our Bureau, PTI   |   New Delhi   |   Published 07.08.21, 02:13 PM

The coronavirus vaccine administration is rapidly increasing in the country every month, with a total of 13.45 crore doses administered in July which also saw a remarkable daily average of 43.41 lakh doses, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Saturday.

The cumulative Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed the 50 crore-mark on Friday.

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"India is going strong in the fight against #COVID19. Charting a path to #SabkoVaccineMuftVaccine, vaccine administration is rapidly increasing every month. July saw a remarkable daily average of 43.41 lakh doses and a total of 13.45 crore doses," Mandaviya tweeted.

Meanwhile, Johnson & Johnson's single-dose Covid-19 vaccine got Emergency Use approval in India, Union Health Mandaviya said on the day.

He said this will further boost the country's collective fight against the novel coronavirus infection.

India now has five vaccines for emergency use. 

The five vaccines granted Emergency Use Authorisation in India are Serum Institute's Covishield, Bharat Biotech's Covaxin, Russia's Sputnik V, Moderna and now Johnson & Johnson.

In India, a total of 50,10,09,609 vaccine doses have been administered through 58,08,344 sessions, according to the provisional report till 7 am on Saturday.

According to the health ministry, 49,55,138 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours.

The Union government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of Covid-19 vaccination throughout the country, it added.



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