India has administered at least 588 million Covid vaccine doses till now

India had administered at least 588 million Covid vaccine doses by Monday, August 23. With ZydusCadila’s vaccine, ZyCoV-D getting emergency use approval last week for children aged above 12, the Centre said on Monday that kids with comorbidities will be vaccinated first.

In the 18-45 age group, 219,881,683 have been given the first dose while 20,268,984 doses were given as the second dose.