At least 1,42,42,547 beneficiaries have been vaccinated for COVID-19 through 2,92,312 sessions in India, a provisional report of the Union Health Ministry has said, as the country gears up to inoculate people above 60 years of age and those over 45 with comorbidities against COVID-19 from March 1 in the second phase of the vaccination drive.
The beneficiaries who have completed 28 days after the first jab are now being given the second dose as well. The DCGI accorded a window of four weeks to six weeks for the second dose.
The total COVID-19 vaccine beneficiaries include 66,68,974 healthcare workers (first dose), 24,53,878 healthcare workers (second dose) and 51,19,695 frontline workers (first dose).
Here is the state-wise vaccination in the country: