At 93 Lakh Doses, India Records Highest-Ever Single Day COVID-19 Vaccination

India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crosses 62 Cr landmark milestone


India has administered more than 93 lakh doses under its Nationwide Vaccination drive. This is the highest ever vaccination achieved in a single day since the start of our vaccination drive. In another significant achievement, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 62 Crore (62,09,43,580) landmark milestones as per the 7 pm provisional report released on Friday night. Final reports would be completed for the day by late yesterday night.

Today’s achievement in the vaccination exercise, segregated by population priority groups, is as follows:


  Date: 27thAugust, 2021 (224thDay)
  Healthcare workers Frontline workers People Aged 18-44 Years


People Aged 45-59 Years People Aged ≥ 60 Years Total

1st Dose
















2nd Dose

23846 84499 1067732 760696 399386  



The vaccination exercise as a tool to protect the most vulnerable population groups in the country from COVID-19 continues to be regularly reviewed and monitored at the highest level.

As part of the nationwide vaccination drive, the Government of India has been supporting the States and UTs by providing them COVID Vaccines free of cost. In the new phase of the universalization of the COVID19 vaccination drive, the Union Government will procure and supply (free of cost) 75% of the vaccines being produced by the vaccine manufacturers in the country to States and UTs.

More than 59.86 crore (59,86,36,380) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far through Govt of India (free of cost channel) and through the direct state procurement category. Further, more than 17.64 Lakh doses (17,64,000) are in the pipeline.

More than 4.05 Cr (4,05,05,746) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.

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