BR News Desk
New Delhi: India has administered both doses of Covid vaccines to over 87 percent of the adult population, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said.
“With the mantra of ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Prayas’, India achieves complete vaccination of over 87% of its adult population. Well done India! Keep following COVID appropriate behavior even after getting vaccinated,” he said in a tweet.
Meanwhile, over 3.06 crore adolescents between the age group of 12 to 14 years have been administered the first dose of the vaccine under the national vaccination drive. The drive for this age bracket began on March 16 this year.
In total, India’s cumulative vaccination coverage has exceeded 190.50 crores as per the report from the Health Ministry. This has been achieved through 2,37,09,334 sessions.
India on Tuesday witnessed a decline in the daily Covid cases tally. As per the ministry report, India logged 2,288 fresh Covid cases and 10 deaths in the last 24 hours. The active caseload of the country presently stands at 19,637 cases, accounting for 0.05 percent of the country’s total positive cases.