Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya confirmed that India has administered 98 crore vaccine doses to the public as of today afternoon.
In a tweet, Dr Mandaviya said, “98 crores done. India is quickly making its way to the COVID-19 vaccine century! Just two more steps to go.”
Along with the tweet, he also posted a picture that stated, “India marches ahead with another achievement in its fight against COVID-19. 98 Crore COVID Vaccine Doses Administered.”
✅ 98 crores done
India is quickly making its way to #COVID19 vaccine century!
Just two more steps to go 💉 pic.twitter.com/GQUcNGA5pF
— Dr Mansukh Mandaviya (@mansukhmandviya) October 18, 2021
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated the people of Uttarakhand after the state administered the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to its entire eligible population.