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According to government data, as of Friday, more than 1.42 crore people have been vaccinated with the corona vaccine. While the vaccination was not given due to the update of the Kovin App 2.0 on Saturday and Sunday.
Under the first phase, the government had targeted to give corona vaccine first to three crore health workers and frontline workers, but till February 26, 1,17,88,669 employees have been given the first dose and 24,53,878 health workers have been given the second dose.
The second dose of Corona vaccine is being given in the country since February 13. This figure has crossed 24 lakhs in 14 days whereas it took 21 days for the government to achieve this target during the first dose.
The Ministry of Health has reported that 66,68,974 health workers and 51,19,695 frontline workers have taken the first dose of the corona vaccine so far. While 24.53 lakh health workers have also received second dose. Since there is a difference of at least 28 days in giving from one dose to another. Hence from next month, the time will come for the second dose to be given to the frontline workers.