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Over 58.82 Crore Covid Vaccine Doses Administered in India So Far: Govt

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Last Updated: August 23, 2021, 22:19 IST

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The decision came in light of improved recovery rate and hospitalisation remaining under control despite cases surging over the last 15 days. (PTI File Photo)

The decision came in light of improved recovery rate and hospitalisation remaining under control despite cases surging over the last 15 days. (PTI File Photo)

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With 56,10,116 Covid vaccine doses administered in the country on Monday, the total vaccination count in India has crossed 58.82 crore, the Union Health Ministry said. As on day-220 of the vaccination drive (August 23), 39,62,091 beneficiaries were given the first dose and 16,48,025 received the second dose, according to a provisional report till 7 pm.

Final reports would be completed for the day by late night. The vaccination exercise as a tool to protect the most vulnerable population groups in the country from COVID-19 continues to be regularly reviewed and monitored at the highest level, the ministry underlined.

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first published:August 23, 2021, 07:13 IST
last updated:August 23, 2021, 22:19 IST
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