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At current rate, India's COVID-19 vaccination will take 8.7 years

India has administered the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to 10.97 crore people till April 20, 2021. That's only 8.09% of 135.5 crore population.

Mudit Kapoor | April 20, 2021 | Updated 23:47 IST
At current rate, India's COVID-19 vaccination will take 8.7 years

India has administered the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to 10.97 crore people till April 20, 2021. That's only 8.09% of 135.5 crore population. Both doses have been given to only 1.29% of population. At this rate, vaccinating 70% Indians - the herd immunity threshold - will take 8.7 years

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