Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Saturday said that Mumbai has achieved 100 per ent COVID-19 vaccine first dose target. All eligible beneficiaries in the city over the age of 18 have been covered, possibly making it the first city across India to do so, the Minister added.
92,36,500 people in the metropolitan city have got their first dose. 59,83,452 got their second dose as well. The Minister further congratulated Brihanmumbai Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Chahal and Mayor Kishori Pednekar for the achievement.
"Mumbai has administered the first dose of the COVID-9 vaccine to 100 per cent of the eligible population. Mumbai is probably the first city in the country to achieve this mark," he said.