Gujarat is set to cross the 5-crore Covid-19 vaccination mark on Tuesday to become only the third state to achieve the landmark.
Prime minister Narendra Modi’s home state has administered close to 4.96 crore vaccine doses as of Monday evening, including 5.18 lakh doses during the day, according to Co-WIN data.
The state has administered more than 5 lakh doses on an average for the past several days, and at this rate, should cross the landmark of having administered 5 crore doses on Tuesday.
According to Co-WIN, more than 3.66 crore of the eligible population in Gujarat have received at least one dose of the vaccine, while 1.29 crore have received both doses.
Among other states, Uttar Pradesh, the country’s most populous state, has administered 7.93 crore doses, the highest in the country, followed by Maharashtra with 6.33 crore doses.
Madhya Pradesh has administered 4.90 crore doses, the fourth highest, while Rajasthan has given 4.70 crore doses.
Karnataka with 4.54 crore doses, West Bengal (4.38 crore), Bihar (4.05 crore), Tamil Nadu (3.54 crore), and Andhra Pradesh with 3.18 crore complete the top 10 states.
Government data shows 49.55 lakh vaccine doses have been administered in Ahmedabad city, nearly 10% of the total doses given in the state. At least 35.45 lakh Amdavadis have received at least one dose of the vaccine, and 14.10 lakh have received both doses.
In Ahmedabad rural, 13.89 lakh doses have been given, including 3.19 lakh people who have received both doses and 10.70 lakh people with at least one dose.