India administered over 2 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses on Friday till 5.05 pm, setting a new record on PM Narendra Modi's birthday. This is the first time that more than two crore jabs have been administered in a single day.
The BJP has sought to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday on Friday historic by administering a record Covid-19 vaccine doses. Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said this is the fastest pace at which one crore doses have been administered.
#VaccineSeva को चरितार्थ करते हुए स्वास्थ्य कर्मियों एवं देशवासियों की तरफ़ से प्रधानमंत्री जी को उपहार।— Mansukh Mandaviya (@mansukhmandviya) September 17, 2021
प्रधानमंत्री @NarendraModi जी के जन्मदिन पर आज भारत ने नया कीर्तिमान स्थापित करते हुए एक दिन में 2 करोड़ टीके लगाने का ऐतिहासिक आँकड़ा पार किया है।
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The 1 crore mark in daily vaccinations was crossed by 1:30 PM today, making it the fastest so far. The single-day vaccination figures had surpassed the previous record of 1.33 crore doses seen on September 1 by 3 PM today.
Among states, Bihar saw the highest single-day vaccination at 16.28 lakh, followed by Karnataka at 15.47 lakh, Madhya Pradesh at 13.09 lakh, Uttar Pradesh at 12.12 lakh and Gujarat at 11.35 lakh.
Uttar Pradesh has seen the highest number of vaccination overall at 9.18 crore, with Maharashtra coming at second with 71.3 crore. Madhya Pradesh has vaccinated 5.49 crore of its denizens, while the figure for Gujarat stands at 5.47 crore and that for Rajasthan at 5.23 crore.