A Well being Ministry knowledge has revealed that India took solely 13 days to finish the vaccination of three million folks in India, one of many quickest on the planet.
As in opposition to the USA which took 18 days, Israel 33 days, and the UK 36 days to cowl three million vaccinations, India by advantage of its speedy testing amenities reached a milestone by attaining this mark in solely 13 days.
Although India began its vaccination drive a lot later than different international locations, its vaccination charge has been increased owing to the environment friendly administration of the beneficiaries, and most of them exhibiting up for the drive.
States similar to Karnataka (2,86,089), Maharashtra (2,20,587), Rajasthan (2,57,833), Uttar Pradesh (2,94,959) have vaccinated greater than 2 lakh beneficiaries.
With the variety of websites and periods growing, the vaccination drive is masking a median of 5 lakh beneficiaries each day, as in opposition to a median of two lakh when it was kicked off on January 16.
As per the Well being Ministry knowledge, India was additionally the quickest to achieve a million and two million vaccination marks.
In the meantime, the ministry is now gearing as much as begin vaccinating frontline staff from the primary week of February. Well being ministry further secretary Manohar Agnani has written to all states and union territories to provoke vaccination of frontline staff, whereas inoculation of healthcare staff may also go on concurrently.