27.1 C
Delhi

India sets world record of administering over 2.50 cr vaccine doses in a day

- Advertisement -

India sets world record of administering over 2.50 cr vaccine doses in a dayNew Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) India 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 crores vaccines under the “Vaccine Sewa” campaign to mark the 71th birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

As per the data, India’s total number of vaccination on the day climbed to 2,50,10,390 by midnight, making a world record on the occasion Prime Minister Modi’s birthday.

Reacting to it, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya congratulated the citizens and said in a tweet, “Congratulation India. India has created a history on birthday of PM Modi. Administration of over 2.50 crores of vaccines in a single day has added new golden chapter in the history of India and the world”.

“Today was the day for health workers,” he added.

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.


Source: IANS

India Updates
India Updates is an independent news & Information website. Follow us for regular updates on News and Information.

Follow Us On

Related News

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Trending Topics In India

Covid 19 India Updates

Trending News In India

Trending Showbiz

Trending Sports