More than 2 lakh 24 thousand people vaccinated for Covid-19 across country during past 2 days

Last Updated: Sunday, January 17, 2021, 22:13
More than 2 lakh 24 thousand people vaccinated for Covid-19 across country during past 2 days
Health Ministry said, a total of 553 sessions of Covid-19 vaccination was conducted in six States in which 17 thousand and 72 beneficiaries were vaccinated on the second day of the launch of the world`s largest Covid-19 vaccination drive. These States are Andhra Pradesh in which 308 sessions were conducted yesterday, 165 sessions in Tamil Nadu, 64 in Karnataka, 14 in Arunachal Pradesh, and one each session in Karala and Manipur.

Addressing the media in New Delhi, Additional Health Secretary, Dr Manohar Agnani said, with this taking all the two days, a total of 2 lakh 24 thousand and 301 beneficiaries have been vaccinated so far. Out of which two lakh 7 thousand 229 beneficiaries were vaccinated on Saturday which is the highest day one vaccination number in the world and it is higher than UK, US and France, he added.
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