India administers 1.25 crore COVID-19 vaccines daily : PM Narendra Modi

India is managing 1.25 crore Covid vaccines daily which is higher than the population of several countries.

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India is managing 1.25 crore COVID-19 vaccines daily which is higher than the population of several countries.

“Himachal Pradesh has become a champion by being the first state to conduct the first dose of the Covid vaccine to all eligible people despite logistic difficulties,” said PM.


This target has been also achieved by Sikkim and Dadra and Nagar Haveli said, PM Modi. Through video conferences, Modi also interacted with health care workers and COVID-19 vaccination beneficiaries in the state. While, Interacting with Dr. Rahul, posted at the Dodra Kwar Civil Hospital in Shimla district, PM Modi said 10 percent of the expenditure can be saved if all 11 shots in a single vial are used while administering Covid vaccines.

Health worker Karmo Devi from Una was appreciated by the Prime minister for vaccinating people despite having a fractured leg. Devi told Modi that she has so far administered 22,500 vaccines. “The Atal Tunnel had given a boost to the tourism sector in the tribal district and between 700-800, local residents have sought the authority’s approval to open homestays,” Nawang Upashak from Lahaul-Spiti told PM Modi.

According to the data, India reported 38,948 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, registering a drop of 8.9 percent in positivity rate from yesterday. While the death toll has climbed to 4,40,752. After 48 days the case fatality rate has declined to 1.33 percent.

As COVID-19 continued to destroy Kerala, the state is now facing a return of the deadly Nipah virus after almost three years as a 12-year-old boy died of it, infecting two health workers. Meanwhile, Last evening Mumbai witnessed a massive crowd at the Dadar market ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi. The crowd was seen violating Covid protocols, as no social distancing and people were roaming without proper face masks.

A set of parameters with all states and UTs have been shared by the Centre to enable service providers and monitoring teams under the national COVID-19 vaccination programme to identify any fake COVID-19 vaccines so that they are not administered in the country.