India has recorded more than 14 Lakh Covid-19 Vaccine jabs in the last 24 hours. With this India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage crosses 35.28 Crore. According to the CoWin portal, a total of 28.47 crore people have been given the first dose of the vaccine and a total of 6.3 crore people have received their second dose. More than 36.97 crore vaccine doses have been provided to States and Union Territories so far, through all sources.
Ever since the government changed its policy, the country administered 1.86 crore more doses to the 18-44 group from June 21 to July 3, compared to the June 8-20 period.
On 4th July, Odisha inoculated over one crore people out of the state’s 4.5 crore population with the 1st dose of Covid-19 vaccine. On 5th July, India will hold a virtual global conclave, involving representatives from the health and technology domain from various countries to share details of its Covid-19 vaccination platform Co-WIN. The Narendra Modi-led Government has decided to make the Co-WIN available to any country desirous to use the platform for managing their vaccination programme in their country.
The Co-Win Global Conclave will begin at 3 PM according to Indian Standard Time and will have a special address by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan will inaugurate the virtual conclave. National Health Authority CEO and head of the CoWIN portal, RS Sharma, tweeted that over 50 countries across Central Asia, Latin America and Africa are interested in the technology.
India has administered around 6.77 crore of vaccine doses from June 21 to July 3. This represents a 67 per cent increase in vaccinations over the preceding 13-day period which was from June 8 to June 20.