2.45 Crore beneficiaries have registered themselves on the Co-WIN digital platform ahead of the Phase-3 of the Covid vaccination informed The Union Health Ministry on Friday. The third phase of India’s vaccination drive is scheduled to commence on May 1 wherein the 18-plus population will get the vaccine.
The ministry also said that the cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 15.22 Crore. Cumulatively, 15,22,45,179 vaccine doses have been administered through 22,43,097 sessions, according to the provisional report till 7 am. These include 93,86,904 healthcare workers (HCWs) who have taken the first dose and 61,91,118 HCWs who have taken the second dose, 1,24,19,965 FLWs (Front Line Warriors) who have received the first dose and 67,07,862 FLWs who have taken the second dose.
Besides, 5,19,01,218 and 1,04,41,359 beneficiaries who are more than 60 years have taken the first and second dose respectively, while 5,17,78,842 and 34,17,911 beneficiaries aged between 45 to 60 years have been administered the first and second doses.
As on day-104, April 29, of the vaccination drive, 22,24,548 vaccine doses were given. A total of 12,74,803 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 21,810 sessions for the first dose and 9,49,745 beneficiaries received the second dose of vaccine.