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COVID Vaccination in India Completes Six Months

COVID Vaccination in India Completes Six Months



The COVID-19 Vaccination Programme in India was first launched on 16th January this year. With frequent changes in vaccine distribution policy and increasing the pace of vaccination, it has been a roller coaster ride. Here are some of the insights into the largest vaccination drive of the world:

  • As of July 22, 87.8 Million People have been fully vaccinated
  • According to the National Commission of Population, the adult population in India is 940 million
  • 65% of the adult population in the country have not received a single dose
  • New doses administered in rural areas is 2799 per million and 4477 in urban areas
  • More vaccine doses are being administered to the women