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Over 1.6 million COVID precaution doses given in a single day in Uttar Pradesh

Over 1.6 million precaution COVID-19 vaccine doses were administered at 11 992 vaccination sites on 7 August under the state-wide Free Precaution Dose Campaign organized by the Uttar Pradesh government under ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ to celebrate 75 years of India’s Independence.

The vaccination campaign was organized on the first Sunday of August to administer COVID-19 precaution doses to eligible beneficiaries who are 18 years and older.

Apart from precaution doses, the first and second doses of COVID vaccines were also administered to people who had not received them.