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Economic Survey 2022: COVID-19 vaccination rate grew four-fold in 7 months

As India continues to raise the COVID-19 vaccination coverage in a bid to minimise the loss of lives due to coronavirus infection, the latest economic survey report notes the remarkable achievement of the inoculation campaign launched on January 16, 2021.

January 31, 2022 / 03:01 PM IST
(Represemtative Image Source: AP)

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The Economic Survey report 2022-23, tabled in the Parliament on January 31, noted the remarkable ramping up of COVID-19 vaccination programme- the daily inoculation rate grew four-fold between May 2021 to January 2022.

The Economic Survey report said that, while the average daily vaccination against coronavirus was 19.3 lakh in May 2021, it rose to 75.4 lakh on an average everyday on January 16, 2022.

As per the report, 99 percent of the registered health care workers and 100 per cent of the front-line workers, 87 percent of the population aged between 18- 44 years, 95 percent of the population aged between 45-60 years and 89 percent of the population above 60 years have now been covered under the first dose.

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