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COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker News: Nearly 3 lakh beneficiaries receive coronavirus vaccine in India on January 27

More than 23 lakh people have so far been vaccinated for COVID-19 in India. Of these, over 2.99 lakh people received the vaccine on January 27.

January 28, 2021 / 08:15 AM IST
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A total of 23,28,779 beneficiaries have so far been vaccinated for COVID-19 through 41,599 sessions held till the evening of January 27, the twelfth day of the immunisation drive, according to a provisional report of the Union Health Ministry.

On January 27, 2,99,299 beneficiaries were vaccinated till 7.00 pm through 5,308 vaccination sessions, the ministry said.

The ministry said 79 percent of beneficiaries vaccinated on Wednesday are from five states -- Karnataka, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.

Till date, there have been a total of 16 hospitalizations, which is0.0007 percent of the total people vaccinated so far, additional secretary in the Union Health Ministry Dr Manohar Agnani said.

Here is the state-wise vaccination on January 27:

StatesTotal Beneficiaries
Andhra Pradesh8,491
Bihar606
Chhattisgarh10,906
Karnataka33,124
Kerala11,115
Madhya Pradesh60,194
Tamil Nadu4,316
West Bengal33,263
Chandigarh285
Odisha1,195
Punjab4,636
Haryana5,353
Rajasthan71,632
(With inputs from PTI)