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Updated on: Thursday, June 10, 2021, 11:22 PM IST

Mumbai: Maharashtra tops other states, vaccinates 2.50 crore people

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Despite constraints in the availability of adequate COVID-19 vaccine doses, Maharashtra continues to top amongst other states in the cumulative doses administered, as it has inoculated 2,50,15,546 beneficiaries as on Thursday. Public Health Minister Rajesh Tope said the state has been gearing up to vaccinate the age group of 18 to 44 years from June 21. He informed that he has talked to union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan and sought adequate supply of vaccine doses.

After Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh stands second slot with the cumulative vaccination of 2,15,65,323 people, followed by Gujarat at 1,91,85,514, Rajasthan at 1,84,76,955, West Bengal at 1,69,34,231, Karnataka at 1,59,78,605, Madhya Pradesh at 1,35,78, 605, Bihar at 1,14,03,526, Andhra Pradesh at 1,12,24,580, Kerala at 1,08,19,330 and Tamil Nadu at 1,02,18,925.

On June 9, a total of 2,97,760 people were inoculated in 3,208 sessions. Of which, 63,765 were administered the vaccine in Mumbai, 43,494 in Pune, 21,930 in Thane, 15,611 in Nashik, 14,432 in Ahmednagar and 10,071 in Solapur.

The state government had to suspend the vaccination of people from the age group of 18-44 years for want of enough vaccine doses. The government had launched it on May 1 but temporarily suspended it.

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Published on: Thursday, June 10, 2021, 11:22 PM IST
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