As many as 20,19,723 shots were administered to beneficiaries in India between Monday and Tuesday, the health ministry has said.

This is the most number of vaccinations that have been carried out in the country in 24 hours.

India’s has so far given 2,30,08,733 anti-Covid jabs to the residents.

The vaccination drive in India had begun on 16 January, when only healthcare workers were getting inoculated. It was later to expanded to include frontline workers in February.

The second phase of the drive commenced on 1 March. People above the age of 60 or those above 45 with comorbidities are also availing vaccinations now.

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