India hits 100-crore vaccine milestone

India hits 100-crore vaccine milestone

Newsdesk |
October 21, 2021

India on Thursday crossed another significant milestone in its battle against the coronavirus pandemic, as it touched 100 crore Covid vaccinations — including both the first and second doses.

New Delhi, 21 October 2021

As per news report of The Indian Express, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a visit to Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in New Delhi to mark the occasion. “We are witnessing the triumph of Indian science, enterprise and collective spirit of 130 crore Indians,” the Prime Minister tweeted. Meanwhile, India reported 18,454 new cases in the last 24 hours, ending at 8 am on Thursday. The active caseload stands at at 1,78,831, according to the Ministry of Health’s latest data. The recovery rate is currently at 98.15 per cent, which is the highest it has been since March 2020. With 160 Covid patients succumbing to the infection, the death toll now exceeds 4.52 lakh.

Source - The Indian Express


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