Record Numbers : India Jabs Record 2.5 Cr Covid Doses In A Day , Prime Minister Narendra Modi Says Every Indian Proud Of Today’s Vaccination Numbers

India has administered a record number of over 2.50 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses on the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 71st birthday, which Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya described as a golden chapter in the world history.

The numbers went up steadily through the day with the cumulative number of doses administered in the country crossing 79.33 crore at midnight (12 am), according to data on the Co-WIN portal.

Many including NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said that India has created a world record in administering daily COVID-19 vaccine doses.

According to various reports, the earlier world record for daily doses was created by China with 2.47 crore vaccines being administered in June.

In a tweet in Hindi, Mandaviya said, “Congratulations India! India has created history today on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday. By administering more than 2.50 crore vaccines, a golden chapter has been written in the history of the country and the world.”

The minister also lauded health workers for their efforts.

Hailing the achievement, Prime Minister Modi tweeted, “Every Indian would be proud of today’s record vaccination numbers. I acknowledge our doctors, innovators, administrators, nurses, healthcare and all front-line workers who have toiled to make the vaccination drive a success. Let us keep boosting vaccination to defeat COVID-19.”

I would like to appreciate all doctors, medical staff, people in admn in the country. With your efforts, India made a record of vaccinating 2.5 crore people in a single day. Even countries that are considered prosperous & powerful could not do it said PM Narendra Modi

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