The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has surpassed the 64 crore mark on Monday, the Union Health Ministry said. According to the 7 pm provisional report, more than 53 lakh (53,37,042) doses were administered on Monday.
Cumulatively, 24,71,36,975 people in the 18-44 category across all states and union territories have received their first dose and 2,72,24,648 have received their second dose since the start of phase-3 of the vaccination drive.
The final report for the day would be compiled by late night.
The vaccination exercise as a tool to protect the most vulnerable population groups in the country from COVID-19 continues to be regularly reviewed and monitored at the highest level, the ministry underlined.
(With PTI Inputs)