69% Indians given one dose of Covid vaccine, 25% both

69% Indians given one dose of Covid vaccine, 25% both

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Tribune News Service

New Delhi, September 30

Nearly 69 per cent of India’s 94 crore adults have been covered with at least one dose of Covid vaccine and 25 per cent have received both, the Centre said today, asking people to avoid non-essential travel in the festive season.

India had crossed the 89-crore dose administration mark as of tonight with six states and UTs achieving 100 per cent first dose coverage, 10 states achieving more than 80 per cent first dose coverage, 15 states 60 to 80 per cent, and only seven states with less than 60 per cent coverage.

Of all doses given, 64.1 per cent are in rural India and 35 per cent in urban. Among the cumulative doses, 52.1 per cent have been given to men and 42.12 per cent to women.

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