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Vaccine Update: Over 187.67 crore vaccine administered

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New Delhi, 24 April (HS): More than 187.67 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered, in the nation-wide vaccination drive, till Sunday 7am.

Vaccination campaign for the age group 12-14 year old started from March 16, 2022, has so far, covered over 2.65 crore adolescents with first dose of vaccine. Precaution dose for adults from 18-59 years, started from April10, 2022, has crossed over 3.87 lakh adults with precaution dose administered.

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, so far, more than 192.51 crore vaccine doses have been provided to States and union Territories through free-of-cost and direct state procurement channels. Out of those, more than 19.75 crore are, yet to be administered, still in-stock with the States and union Territories.