UP scripts new record of 35.9 lakh jabs in a day

Lucknow: In yet another vaccination feat, health workers across the state administered 35.9 lakh doses of Covid-19 jabs across the state on Monday during the mega campaign organized by the state government.
As per data from the CoWin Portal updated till 11 pm, the total number of doses administered in UP was 35,89,552. This is almost one third of the total a little over one crore doses given across the country during the day. This is also the highest number of doses given in a single day by any state.
Data also indicated that UP was way ahead that other states with Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra being the nearest contender. As many as 11.93 lakh and 10.32 lakh doses were administered in the two states respectively during the day.
With the record number of jabs, the total number of doses administered in UP reached 10.4 crore. Out of these, 8.42 crore persons have taken the first dose while 1.96 lakh are fully vaccinated. Thus, over 56% of the targeted population has taken the first dose and about 12.3% are fully vaccinated. To note, the total number of eligible persons in the state is 15.04 crore.
Earlier, on Saturday, UP became the first state to have administered 10 crore Covid vaccines. An official statement issued by the state government said that aggressive vaccination was an integral part of the comprehensive strategy of the Yogi Adityanath government to contain the pandemic, along with adherence to coronavirus- appropriate behaviour.
Meanwhile, seven new cases and six recoveries were reported in the past 24 hours. Health officials said that no death was reported and the number of active infections in the state was 176.
They advised people to follow Covid-19 appropriate behavior and get themselves vaccinated as soon as possible to build maximum defense against the pandemic virus in individual and social interest.
With the record number of jabs, the total number of doses administered in UP reached 10.38 crore. Out of these, 8.41 crore persons have taken the first dose while 1.96 lakh are fully vaccinated. Thus, over 56% of the targeted population has taken the first dose and about 12.3% are fully vaccinated. To note, the total number of eligible persons in the state is 15.04 crore.
Earlier, on Saturday, UP became the first state to have administered 10 crore Covid vaccines. An official statement issued by the state government said that aggressive vaccination was an integral part of the comprehensive strategy of the Yogi Adityanath government to contain the pandemic, along with adherence to coronavirus- appropriate behaviour.
Meanwhile, seven new cases and six recoveries were reported in the past 24 hours. Health officials said that no death was reported and the number of active infections in the state was 176.
They advised people to follow Covid-19 appropriate behavior and get themselves vaccinated as soon as possible to build maximum defense against the pandemic virus in individual and social interest.

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