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Over 2.2 mn precautionary Covid jabs being administered per day: Health min

While the daily average Covid vaccination doses cross 2.8 million mark, over 880,000 special vaccination camps have been organised in the country

While the number of hospitals administering booster doses remained low on Day 1 of booster doses for the entire adult population, the number of beneficiaries opting for the jab was also fewer
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While the daily average Covid vaccination doses cross 2.8 million mark, over 880,000 special vaccination camps have been organised in the country.

BS Web Team New Delhi
More than 2.2 million precautionary Covid-19 vaccine doses are being administered per day, said Union health ministry data on Friday, adding that India has administered a total of 2.11 billion jabs as of now.

"Collective will of the country under the decisive and progressive leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, which was demonstrated through Jan Bhagidari," said Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya, hailing the vaccination milestone.

While the daily average Covid vaccination doses cross 2.8 million mark, over 880,000 special vaccination camps have been organised in the country.

This includes camps at railway stations (4,052), bus

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First Published: Aug 26 2022 | 11:45 PM IST

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