New Delhi, January 24
Over 31,000 healthcare workers were vaccinated in five states on the ninth day of the countrywide Covid-19 vaccination programme, taking the cumulative vaccine beneficiary numbers to 16,13,667.
The Health Ministry said 31,466 beneficiaries were vaccinated till 7.30 pm today in Haryana (907 beneficiaries), Karnataka (2,472), Punjab (1,007), Rajasthan (24,586) and TN (2,494) and 693 sessions were held. Overall, 28,613 vaccine sessions have been held in nine days. India took six days to cross the 10 lakh mark against 10 by the US and 18 by the UK. — TNS