News Agencies | Updated on: 6 December 2021, 23:32 IST
Stating that more than 85 per cent of the eligible population has been vaccinated with the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday congratulated the country on the occasion.
Taking to Twitter, the Union Minister said, "Another Day, Another Milestone 85 per cent of the eligible population inoculated with the first dose of #COVID19 vaccine. With PM @NarendraModiji's mantra of 'Sabka Prayas', India is marching ahead strongly in the fight against COVID-19."
As per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage on Monday crossed 128.66 Crore (128,66,56,967).
"More than 71 lakh (71,91,939) vaccine doses have been administered till 7 pm today," the ministry said.