As the vaccination resumed today at the vaccination centres in Mumbai, a long queue and a huge crowd of people was seen at few vaccination centres across the city.
Check the visuals from Shatabdhi Hospital in Kandivali and Dahisar jumbo covid centre.
After a week of facing a major shortage of Covid vaccines, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Sunday received 1.5 lakh doses of Covid vaccine which was distributed to the vaccine centres. The vaccination drive is underway in the city.
Meanwhile, In the ongoing vaccination drive, over 1.43 crore people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Maharashtra so far.
According to data released by the state government, 1,05,467 people were vaccinated on Sunday through 1,273 centres. The cumulative COVID-19 vaccination in Maharashtra as of 7 am on April 26 is 1,43,42,716.
Of 1,05,467 people, who were vaccinated on Sunday, included 1,021 healthcare workers who received the first dose and 2,300 who were administered the second dose.
A total of 4,571 frontline workers received their first dose and 2,155 received the second dose on Sunday, the state government showed.
The state government data also showed that 65,607 people above 45 years of age received their first dose and 29,813 got the second dose of the vaccine against COVID-19 on Sunday.
Maharashtra has also administered the second dose of vaccine to 19,37,989 people, thereby reaching the cumulative vaccination figure of 1,43,42,716 till date.
Maharashtra tops the states with a total of 1,43,42,716 inoculations followed by Rajasthan at 1.23 crore and Uttar Pradesh at 1.17 crore.
Maharashtra on Sunday reported 66,191 fresh coronavirus positive cases and 832 fatalities, taking the tally of infections to 42,95,027 and the toll to 64,760. A total of 61,450 patients were discharged in the day, taking the count of recoveries in Maharashtra to 35,30,060.
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