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Indore Sets Record For Highest Number Of COVID-19 Vaccinations, Administers Over 2 Lakh Doses In A Day

As the new phase of universalisation of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from June 21, in a landmark achievement, over 80 lakh were administered on the first day

Indore Sets Record For Highest Number Of COVID-19 Vaccinations, Administers Over 2 Lakh Doses In A Day
Highlights
  • A technical team of 70 people was formed for COVID vaccination in Indore
  • 40 focal centres were set up in the district: Manish Singh, Collector
  • COVID vaccines were sent on Sunday night itself, said Mr Singh

Indore: Over two lakh people received COVID-19 vaccine shot in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore on Monday (June 21), setting a record for the highest number of vaccinations in a single day for any district in the country. As the new phase of universalisation of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from Monday, in a landmark achievement, 80,95,314 doses have been administered on the first day of the new phase of COVID-19 Vaccination. This is the highest single-day number of jabs in the world. According to Indore Collector, Manish Singh, around 2,21,663 people were vaccinated under “Vaccine Mahabhiyan” in Indore, which is the highest single-day number of jabs administered by any district in the country.

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Many times there was a problem in the server from the national level, a technical team of 70 people was formed and a control room was also established. The officers were on frequent tours in the city and in the countryside. The enthusiasm for the vaccine was also seen in rural areas and minorities. Some villages have reached the verge of 100 per cent vaccination. And in this way, Indore set the record for the highest number of COVID-19 vaccinations among cities in the country. In the next few days, it will be necessary for everyone to get the vaccine, he told ANI.

Sharing the strategy and preparations for the vaccination drive, Mr Singh said that the district administration had set a target of vaccinating two lakh people during the day.

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Four days ago, we had been given a target to vaccinate two lakh people. Teams of the health departments, municipal corporations, district administration, private hospitals, hotel associations were made, said Mr Singh.

“Meetings of religious leaders, political parties, businessmen, and every section of the society were held for three days,” he added. “The entire preparation was done like elections, 40 focal centres were set up in the district where the vaccines were sent on Sunday night itself,” he added further.

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To attract people for vaccination, gifts, and lucky draws were also kept in different malls. Speaking to ANI, mall manager Shashank Srivastava said,

To attract people, we were giving awards on behalf of the mall, due to which there was a lot of enthusiasm for vaccination among the people.

Saloni Panchal, who came to take the vaccine shot, said, “Today, I got my first vaccine shot. They are also giving us gifts, it was a good experience.”

According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 17,56,775 people have received their first dose in Indore, while 2,70,154 people have received the second dose so far.

Also Read: Any Death Or Hospitalisation Following COVID-19 Vaccination Cannot Be Automatically Assumed To Be Due To Vaccination: Centre

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)

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World

24,06,78,961Cases
20,23,40,977Active
3,34,39,331Recovered
48,98,653Deaths
Coronavirus has spread to 195 countries. The total confirmed cases worldwide are 24,06,78,961 and 48,98,653 have died; 20,23,40,977 are active cases and 3,34,39,331 have recovered as on October 18, 2021 at 4:17 am.

India

3,40,81,315 13,596Cases
1,89,6946,152Active
3,34,39,331 19,582Recovered
4,52,290 166Deaths
In India, there are 3,40,81,315 confirmed cases including 4,52,290 deaths. The number of active cases is 1,89,694 and 3,34,39,331 have recovered as on October 18, 2021 at 2:30 am.

State Details

State Cases Active Recovered Deaths
Maharashtra

65,91,697 1,715

32,230 994

64,19,678 2,680

1,39,789 29

Kerala

48,54,321 7,555

88,186 3,292

47,39,270 10,773

26,865 74

Karnataka

29,83,459 326

9,479 58

29,36,039 380

37,941 4

Tamil Nadu

26,87,092 1,218

14,814 208

26,36,379 1,411

35,899 15

Andhra Pradesh

20,60,472 432

6,034 159

20,40,131 586

14,307 5

Uttar Pradesh

17,10,028 9

119 10

16,87,011 19

22,898

West Bengal

15,80,530 624

7,421 24

15,54,132 634

18,977 14

Delhi

14,39,390 32

320 6

14,13,981 38

25,089

Odisha

10,35,077 443

4,542 68

10,22,250 508

8,285 3

Chhattisgarh

10,05,654 16

183 2

9,91,901 14

13,570

Rajasthan

9,54,390 2

42 2

9,45,394 4

8,954

Gujarat

8,26,290 10

207 6

8,15,997 16

10,086

Madhya Pradesh

7,92,684 5

84 12

7,82,077 17

10,523

Haryana

7,71,076 15

123 9

7,60,904 6

10,049

Bihar

7,26,026 5

48 4

7,16,317 1

9,661

Telangana

6,68,955 122

3,924 55

6,61,093 176

3,938 1

Assam

6,06,468 205

3,436 46

5,97,082 245

5,950 6

Punjab

6,02,035 27

227 8

5,85,264 16

16,544 3

Jharkhand

3,48,430 7

122 1

3,43,173 8

5,135

Uttarakhand

3,43,756 9

178 1

3,36,181 8

7,397

Jammu And Kashmir

3,31,062 95

843 12

3,25,793 107

4,426

Himachal Pradesh

2,21,437 131

1,303 5

2,16,414 125

3,720 1

Goa

1,77,522 60

604 6

1,73,572 62

3,346 4

Puducherry

1,27,396 52

585 13

1,24,961 64

1,850 1

Manipur

1,22,737 104

1,422 0

1,19,418 102

1,897 2

Mizoram

1,12,848 249

11,633 1,143

1,00,829 1,389

386 3

Tripura

84,321 16

104 4

83,401 12

816

Meghalaya

82,953 55

845 32

80,673 86

1,435 1

Chandigarh

65,302 3

25 3

64,457 6

820

Arunachal Pradesh

54,987 7

140 30

54,567 37

280

Sikkim

31,749 4

174 8

31,184 12

391

Nagaland

31,611 40

248 12

30,689 28

674

Ladakh

20,878 2

36 10

20,634 12

208

Dadra And Nagar Haveli

10,676 1

4 1

10,668

4

Lakshadweep

10,365

0 0

10,314

51

Andaman And Nicobar Islands

7,641

9 0

7,503

129

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