NEW DELHI: India has inoculated over 13.23 crore eligible people since the vaccination drive began in the country last month.
According to the Health Ministry data, 13, 23, 30,644 vaccine doses have been administered through 19, 28,118 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am on Thursday and over 22 lakh vaccination doses were administered in the last 24 hours as part of world's largest vaccination drive.
"These include 92,19,544 HCWs who have taken the 1st dose and 58,52,071 HCWs who have taken the 2nd dose, 1,16,32,050 FLWs (1st dose), 59,36,530 FLWs (2nd dose), 4,78,67,118 1st dose beneficiaries and 57,60,331 2nd dose beneficiaries more than 60 years old and 4,44,28,884 (1st dose) and 16,34,116 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years," it said.
As many as eight states account for 59.25 per cent of the cumulative doses given so far in the country.
"As on Day-96 of the vaccination drive (April 21, 2021), 22,11,334 vaccine doses were given. 15,01,704 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 35,499 sessions for 1st dose and 7,09,630 beneficiaries received 2nd dose of vaccine," the health ministry said.
Meanwhile, the United Arab Emirates suspended all flights from India, including transit passengers, as coronavirus cases in the country spiked to global records. "The decision to suspend flights came after studying and evaluating the epidemiological situation in the friendly Republic of India," the General Civil Aviation Authority said in a statement carried on state news agency WAM.