Bharat on Friday set a new world record of administering highest number of vaccines against Covid-19 in one day. The country achieved the milestones of administering over 2.50 crore vaccine doses under the “Vaccine Sewa” campaign to mark the 71st birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
As per the data, Bharat’s total number of vaccination on the day climbed to 2,50,10,390 by midnight, making a world record.
Prime Minister Modi also took to Twitter and said, “Every Indian would be proud of today’s record vaccination numbers. I acknowledge our doctors, innovators, administrators, nurses, healthcare and all front-line workers who have toiled to make the vaccination drive a success. Let us keep boosting vaccination to defeat COVID-19”.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Modi will interact with healthcare workers and beneficiaries of Covid vaccination programme, on completion of 100 per cent first dose coverage for the adult population in Goa on Saturday at 10:30 am via video conferencing.
The daily Covid-19 vaccination in the country was over 1 crore on September 6, August 31 and August 27. The country has administered over 77 crore vaccine doses till date, with 43.7% of the population having received one dose and 14.2% being fully vaccinated.
(With IANS inputs)