• The nation additionally reported the best variety of vaccinations in a day after near 200,000 individuals have been vaccinated on Day 1 of the drive.

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 08:19 AM IST

More than 1.27 million healthcare employees have been vaccinated within the final seven days for the reason that launch of the Covid-19 vaccination program on January 16, the Union well being ministry has stated. India had vaccinated greater than 1,000,000 individuals inside 5 days of the launch of the Covid-19 vaccination drive. The nation additionally reported the best variety of vaccinations in a day after near 200,000 individuals have been vaccinated on Day 1 of the drive.

“The cumulative number of healthcare workers vaccinated against COVID-19 has surpassed 12.7 lakh (12,72,097) (till 6 pm today) through 24,397 sessions, as per the provisional report,” the ministry was quoted as saying by information company PTI.

The well being ministry had highlighted that India had surpassed the United States (US), the United Kingdom (UK) and different international locations when it comes to most variety of individuals vaccinated on Day 1. The US reached its a million mark when it comes to individuals vaccinated on December 24, 10 days after it launched its vaccination drive. The US has vaccinated greater than 17 million individuals thus far, in response to information on the web site Our World in Data. It is presently inoculating greater than 1,000,000 individuals per day.

India ranks third when it comes to day by day inoculations after the United Kingdom. The United Kingdom has been inoculating greater than 300,000 individuals for the reason that final two days barely forward of India’s day by day variety of vaccinations. The UK launched its Covid-19 vaccine drive on December 10 and vaccinated greater than 130,000 individuals throughout the first week. It has vaccinated greater than 5.eight million individuals thus far.

China, which has vaccinated greater than 15 million individuals, reached its 1 million mark when it comes to vaccination by November after it granted emergency use approval to a Covid-19 vaccine developed by China National Pharmaceutical Group.

More than 57 million individuals have been vaccinated throughout the planet towards Covid-19. India ranks 10th when it comes to the full variety of individuals vaccinated towards Covid-19, in response to information by Our World in Data. The US ranks first with greater than 17.5 million individuals vaccinated towards Covid-19, China is second with greater than 15 million individuals vaccinated adopted by the UK which has vaccinated 5.85 million individuals vaccinated.

Here is the record of high 10 nations with the best variety of vaccinated individuals:

  • United States (US) – 17.55 million individuals
  • China – 15 million individuals
  • United Kingdom (UK) – 5.85 million individuals
  • Israel – 3.36 million individuals
  • United Arab Emirates (UAE) – 2.34 million individuals
  • Germany – 1.50 million individuals
  • Italy – 1.31 million individuals
  • Turkey – 1.20 million individuals
  • Spain – 1.17 million individuals
  • India – 1.04 million individuals


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