India administered record 1 cr jabs on Friday


India on Friday hit a record one crore doses of anti-Covid jabs till 10pm, surpassing the previous high of 92 lakh shots on August 16 as vaccination picked up pace with improved supplies. Now almost 37% of India’s 1.3 billion population is covered with at least one dose, whereas 10% have received both doses. In terms of the 94 crore adult or 18-plus population currently eligible to receive shots, 51% have been covered with at least one dose.