One lakh more vaccinated

Staff Correspondent

8 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The number of Covid-19 vaccine recipients is increasing day by day across the country including the capital as over 1.07 lakh more people received vaccine doses on Sunday.

According to a data of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), 1,07,200 more people took their first doses of the Covid-19 vaccine across the country on the day.

Of the total, 65,430 were males and 41,770 females, it said adding only 23 reported side effects.

With this, a total of 37,89,352 people have so far have received the first dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca (Covishield) vaccine in the country. 

Of them, 24,20,853 were male and 13,68,499 were female. A total of 848 vaccine recipients have so far reported side effects, the DGHS said.