16cr boosters given during 75-day special drive | India News – Times of India


NEW DELHI: The booster dose coverage in the eligible population in the country has gone up to 27%. According to the health ministry, nearly 16 crore precautionary doses were administered during the 75-day-long ‘Covid Vaccination Amrit Mahotsav’ that helped achieve this target. The Mahotsav, a special drive to provide booster doses or precautionary doses, concluded on Friday.
Under the campaign, which started on July 15, special vaccination drives were conducted by all states and UTs, the health ministry said. A total of over 13 lakh camps were organised. As many as 11,104 camps were organised at bus stands, 5,664 at railway stations, 511 at airports, 1,50,004 at schools and colleges, and over 11 lakh camps were organised at private and government workplaces.

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