India sets world record with over 2.5 crore COVID-19 jabs in one day

India on September 17, 2021, administered a record number of over 2.50 cores COVID-19 vaccine doses on the occasion of PM Modi’s 71 birthday. The Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya described it as a golden chapter in world history.

COVID-19 Vaccination drive: India made a world record by administering over 2.50 cores COVID-19 vaccine doses on the occasion of PM Modi’s 71 birthday.

India on September 17, 2021, administered a record number of over 2.50 cores COVID-19 vaccine doses on the occasion of PM Modi’s 71 birthday. The Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya described it as a golden chapter in world history.

As per the data available on Co-WIN Portal, the numbers went up steadily through the entire day with a cumulative number of doses administered in the country crossing 79.33 crores at midnight.

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant and others claimed that India has created a world record in administering daily COVID vaccine doses. As per various reports, the earlier world record was made by China with 2.47 crore vaccine doses being administered in June 2021.

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