New Delhi: India's Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya confirmed that India has administered 980 million COVID-19 vaccine jabs to the people till Monday afternoon.
In a tweet about the number of COVID vaccinations, Mandaviya said, "98 crores done. India is quickly making its way to the COVID-19 vaccine century! Just two more steps to go." He also posted a picture along with the tweet of the Union health ministry. In the photo, it is written, "India marches ahead with another achievement in its fight against COVID-19. 98 crore COVID Vaccine Doses Administered."
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated the people of Uttarakhand after the State administered the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to its entire eligible population.