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Mumbai becomes 1st district to administer 1 crore Covid-19 vaccine

Mumbai on Friday became the first district to complete one crore vaccinations against Covid-19, according to the data published on CoWin portal.

Mumbai has administered a total of 1,00,60,411 crore vaccine doses till Friday, covering 78% of the adult population with at least one shot. Mumbai has administered 72.74 lakh people with dose and 27.86 doses with dose two.

The portal further showed that the vaccination drive is being carried out at 507 sites in Mumbai district. Out of these, 325 are government centres, while 182 are being operated by private hospitals.

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In the last 30 days, the highest number of Covid-19 vaccines were administered on August 27 when 1,77,017 people were inoculated. This was followed by 1,63,775 doses on August 21 and 1,53,881 doses on August 23, according to the CoWIN portal.

On Friday Mumbai reported 422 new COVID-19 cases and three fresh fatalities. On September 1 and 2 Mumbai reported 416 and 441 cases respectively. On August 16, the city had reported just 190 cases and since then there has been a steady rise. Currently Mumbai has 3,532 active COVID-19 cases.

With the Ganesh festival just a few days away, the Mumbai police have started taking action against those people who are found roaming on streets and other public places in the city without face masks amid the coronavirus pandemic. The ten-day Ganesh festival, which is celebrated with fervour across Maharashtra, will begin on September 10.

(For more updates stay tuned with DNP India)

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