India Logs Lowest Rise In Daily Cases In 231 Days
Millennium Post Delhi|October 20, 2021
Focus on second Covid vaccine dose coverage: Centre tells states, UTs

NEW DELHI: Highlighting that the nation is close to administering a billion Covid vaccine doses, the Centre has urged states and Union Territories to focus on increasing the coverage of the second dose in light of adequate availability of shots.

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 99 core on Tuesday, the Union Health ministry said. More than 37 lakh (37,92,737) vaccine doses were administered till 7 pm, it said.

The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late night, the ministry said.

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