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India's Covid-19 vaccination coverage crosses 740 million mark: Govt

India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed the 74 crore mark, the Union Ministry of Health said on Sunday.

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Health workers in Bikaner administer Covid-19 vaccine doses at a health camp targeting 100,000 doses in a day. (PTI Photo)

India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed the 74 crore mark, the Union Ministry of Health said on Sunday.

Taking to Twitter, the ministry shared a picture and said, "India marches ahead with another achievement in its fight against COVID-19. 74 crore Covid vaccine doses administered."

The ministry shared this update after the 7 AM provisional report stated that India's cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage has surpassed 73.82 crores, (73,82,07,378).

With the administration of 72,86,883 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, the country's COVID-19 vaccination coverage surpassed the cumulative figure of 73.82 Cr (73,82,07,378) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 75,25,766 sessions, the ministry informed in a press statement.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Sun, September 12 2021. 16:48 IST