India has achieved a new milestone in its COVID-19 vaccine drive by administrating more than 75 crore doses. World Health Organization’s (WHO) South-East Asia’s regional director Dr. Poonam Khetrapal Singh congratulated India for its achievement. She tweeted that India has scaled the drive at an ‘unprecedented pace’.
On Monday, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya tweeted that in its 75th year of independence, the nation has crossed the figure of 75 crore vaccination. Six states and union territories- Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, Goa, Dadra, and Nagar Haveli, Ladak, and Lakshadweep have administered at least one dose of vaccine to all adults.
In the last 24 hours, India has administered 53,38,945 vaccine doses which were made possible with its 75,64,949 sessions. To accelerate the pace and expand the scope for vaccine drive, the center was fully committed to achieving its target. The nation administered vaccines in 85 days to touch the 10-crore vaccination mark, 45 days more to cross the 20 crore mark. They swiftly speed up the drive to reach the 30 crore mark in just 29 days and only 13 days to climb from the 60 crores to 70 crore mark.