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Covid-19 India Vaccine Update: 27.6 Lakh Vaccinated In 24 Hours; Zydus Cadila To Seek Emergency Nod

India has recorded more than 27.60 Lakh Covid-19 Vaccine jabs in the last 24 hours.

With this India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage crosses 33.57 Crore.

According to the CoWin portal, a total of 27.25 crore people have been given the first dose of the vaccine and a total of 5.80 crore people have received their second dose.

With respect to the cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage, over 1 CR+ Health care workers have received the first dose and over 72 Lakh have received the second dose. Over 1.75 CR+ Front Line workers have received the first dose and over 95 lakh have received the second dose. For people aged 18-44: over 9.16 CR+ have received the first dose and over 21 lakh have received the second dose. For people aged 45 or above: over 8.86 CR+ have received the first dose and over 1.63 Cr+ have received the second dose. For people aged 60 or above: over 6.8 CR+ have received the first dose and over 2.4 CR+ have received the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

On 1st July, Indian drugmaker Zydus Cadila said, that it has applied to the country’s drug regulator for emergency use approval of its Covid-19 vaccine, ZyCoV-D and that it plans to manufacture up to 120 million doses of the shot annually.

Indian drug regulatory body has denied permission to Dr Reddy’s laboratory to conduct phase 3 trials for Sputnik light in India.

On 1st July the Gurugram health department is aiming to vaccinate 50,000 people on the occasion of National Doctor’s day.

On 30th June, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked his Council of Ministers to spread awareness among people about following Covid-19 protocols and vaccination to keep the third wave of the pandemic at bay.

The US’ National Institute of Health (NIH) has said that Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin, which was developed in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research and National Institute of Virology, generates antibodies that effectively neutralise both Alpha and Delta variants of Covid-19. Although many EU states, namely- Germany, Slovenia, Austria, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Spain and Switzerland — have put Covishield vaccine on their list of approved vaccines.

With 98 per cent of its 45-plus population and 80 per cent of the 18+ population getting at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, Tripura has one of the highest vaccination figures in the country.

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