Over 74 crore Covid jabs administered in India

All adult people in Sikkim, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Himachal Pradesh, Goa, Ladakh and Lakshadweep have received at least one dose of COVID vaccine as the cumulative jabs administered in the country crossed 74 crore on Sunday.

“Congratulations to these states and Union Territories for administering the first COVID-19 vaccine dose to 100 per cent of the adult population. Special appreciation for the health workers in these regions for their diligence and commitment,” Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya tweeted.

Along with the tweet, the office of the Union health minister also put up a chart which stated that Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (6.26 lakh doses), Goa (11.83 lakh doses), Himachal Pradesh (55.74 lakh doses), Ladakh (1.97 lakh doses), Lakshadweep (53,499 doses), and Sikkim (5.10 lakh doses) are the states and UTs with 100 per cent eligible population vaccinated with the first dose of the vaccine.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held a high-level meeting to review Covid 19-related situation and vaccination drive in the country.
It is to be noted that the weekly positivity rate stood at 2.31 per cent, less than 3 per cent for the last 77 days, while the daily positivity rate was at 1.96 per cent, less than 3 per cent.