Of the full, 12,67,425 folks obtained the primary dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 85,715 obtained the second dose
Amaravati: A staggering 13,59,300 folks have been administered the Coronavirus vaccine in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday, in what might be a world report feat in any single province.
As many as 28,917 employees of the Medical and Well being Division, 40,000 ASHA employees and 5,000 different employees made the distinctive feat attainable in a marathon 15 hours in 4,589 vaccination centres throughout the state, Well being Commissioner Katamaneni Bhaskar mentioned on Sunday evening.
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Of the full, 12,67,425 folks obtained the primary dose of Covid vaccine and 85,715 the second dose. As many as 4,94,096 residents within the 18-44 age group, primarily moms with kids beneath 5 years and people set to journey overseas for examine and work, have been inoculated within the state.
Additionally, 5,99,525 folks within the 45-59 age bracket and a couple of,07,925 within the 60-plus group obtained the vaccine dose.
The ultimate numbers for the day will come solely on Monday morning because the vaccination drive remains to be persevering with late into the evening, officers mentioned.
Within the course of, Andhra Pradesh additionally crossed the one crore mark within the administration of the primary dose of coronavirus vaccine. Up to now, 1.11 crore folks within the state obtained the primary dose and 27,38,001 the second shot for the reason that Covid vaccination programme started on January 16.
State Covid Activity Drive Chairman Ok S Jawahar Reddy mentioned it was a outstanding achievement to vaccinate 1.3 million individuals in a day.
“This confirmed that our medical workforce and different employees can take up over a million vaccinations in a day if the Authorities of India maintains the (vaccine) provide,” he remarked.
A sum of 1.39 crore vaccine doses (first and second) have been administered within the state up to now.
The Mega Vaccination Drive, with give attention to individuals over the age of 45 years and moms with kids beneath 5 years and people going overseas for examine and work, started at 6 am in all 13 districts of the state and culminated at 9 pm.
By 3.30 pm, a million jabs got. West Godavari district topped the record on Sunday by administering COVID-19 vaccine to 1,61,940 folks, adopted by East Godavari with 1,55,063.
Guntur, Krishna, Visakhapatnam, Chittoor and Prakasam district additionally crossed the one-lakh mark in a day. On 14 April, 6,32,780 folks have been inoculated in Andhra Pradesh, then a report excessive in a day within the nation.
With 5,85,267 doses administered in a single day on 16 June, Bihar now stood third within the nationwide record whereas the fourth spot is once more occupied by Andhra Pradesh.