Greater than 1.27 million healthcare staff 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 mentioned.
Greater than 1.27 million healthcare staff 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 mentioned. India had vaccinated greater than 1,000,000 folks inside 5 days of the launch of the Covid-19 vaccination drive. The nation additionally reported the very best variety of vaccinations in a day after near 200,000 folks had been vaccinated on Day 1 of the drive.
“The cumulative variety of healthcare staff vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19 has surpassed 12.7 lakh (12,72,097) (until 6 pm right this moment) by 24,397 periods, as per the provisional report,” the ministry was quoted as saying by news company PTI.
The well being ministry had highlighted that India had surpassed the US (US), the UK (UK) and different international locations by way of most variety of folks vaccinated on Day 1. The US reached its a million mark by way of folks vaccinated on December 24, 10 days after it launched its vaccination drive. The US has vaccinated greater than 17 million folks to date, in response to information on the web site Our World in Information. It’s presently inoculating greater than 1,000,000 folks per day.
India ranks third by way of every day inoculations after the UK. The UK has been inoculating greater than 300,000 folks for the reason that final two days barely forward of India’s every day variety of vaccinations. The UK launched its Covid-19 vaccine drive on December 10 and vaccinated greater than 130,000 folks inside the first week. It has vaccinated greater than 5.8 million folks to date.
China, which has vaccinated greater than 15 million folks, reached its 1 million mark by way of vaccination by November after it granted emergency use approval to a Covid-19 vaccine developed by China Nationwide Pharmaceutical Group.
Greater than 57 million folks have been vaccinated throughout the planet in opposition to Covid-19. India ranks tenth by way of the full variety of folks vaccinated in opposition to Covid-19, in response to information by Our World in Information. The US ranks first with greater than 17.5 million folks vaccinated in opposition to Covid-19, China is second with greater than 15 million folks vaccinated adopted by the UK which has vaccinated 5.85 million folks vaccinated.
Right here is the checklist of high 10 nations with the very best variety of vaccinated folks:
- United States (US) – 17.55 million folks
- China – 15 million folks
- United Kingdom (UK) – 5.85 million folks
- Israel – 3.36 million folks
- United Arab Emirates (UAE) – 2.34 million folks
- Germany – 1.50 million folks
- Italy – 1.31 million folks
- Turkey – 1.20 million folks
- Spain – 1.17 million folks
- India – 1.04 million folks