India overtakes US in total number of vaccines administered: Health Ministry

28th June,2021

India overtakes US in total number of vaccines administered: Health Ministry



The Union Health Ministry on Monday said India has overtaken the United States in the total number of Covid vaccine drive given till date.

While India has administered a total of 32,36,63,297 doses till date, the United States used 32,33,27,328 doses till now.

“India achieved another milestone in COVID-19 vaccination drive and overtakes USA in total number of Covid Vaccine drives administered,” the Health Ministry said in a tweet.

While 46.5 per cent of adults in the US have been fully vaccinated till date, according to Our World in Data, India has vaccinated only 4 per cent of its population so far. But India began its vaccination drive early onJanuary 16, nearly a month after the US began inoculating its citizens.