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India inoculating population size of Norway everyday; drive a marathon, not 100-metre sprint: GovtIndia is vaccinating on a median 50 lakh people every day since June 21, equal to inoculating the complete inhabitants of Norway each day, the Centre stated on Friday and asserted that the method is sort of a “marathon and never a 100-metre race”. Addressing a press briefing, Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, well being ministry, stated until date, 34 crore people–equivalent to the complete inhabitants of the US–have been vaccinated with at the least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine for the reason that nationwide inoculation drive started on January 16.

“We’re in a marathon and never a 100-metre dash,” Agarwal stated responding to a query on why the speed of vaccination had come down after India administered over 86 lakh doses on June 21.

The federal government had on Might 13 shared a roadmap of vaccine manufacturing within the nation from August to December.

It stated there needs to be

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