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India setting new vaccination world record, says CoWin Chief RS Sharma
India setting new vaccination world record, says CoWin Chief RS Sharma

RS Sharma, Chief of Co-Win platform on Wednesday said as many as 1,08,949 vaccinators logged into Co-WIN on June 21 to facilitate this huge number of inoculation of Indians in one day.

"1,08,949 vaccinators logged into Co-WIN on June 21st to facilitate the inoculation of 8.6 million Indians in one day. This is equivalent to Switzerland's population and more than that of any of the Nordic countries," Sharma said.

This is the highest single-day vaccination number in the world, and India has nearly vaccinated the population of Israel or twice the population of New Zealand in a single day. He said that the number was equivalent to Switzerland's population and more than that of any of the Nordic countries.

Adding to the new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination, which commenced from June 21, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said the vaccination drive has been ramped up through availability of more vaccines, advanced visibility of vaccine availability to states and Union Territories for enabling better planning by them and streamlining the vaccine supply chain.

 

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