UP crosses 16 crore-mark in Covid vaccinations

Vaccinations in Uttar Pradesh have crossed another milestone with the state recording more than 16 crore doses till Monday.With this, over 76 per cent of the eligible population of the state has received at least one dose of the Covid vaccine while 33 per cent are fully vaccinated.

The state took 10.5 months to reach this figure with vaccinations having started in the state on January 16, 2021. By Monday evening, Uttar Pradesh had administered a total of 16,02,09,264 doses, which includes 11,11,60,526 doses to those who have received a single shot and 4,90,48,738 as second shot. Maharashtra ranks at second place having administered a total of over 11.20 crore doses.