India reports 35,662 COVID-19 cases, 281 deaths in 24 hours
The death toll from the contagious ailment has reached 4,44,529 as 281 more fatalities were recorded during the past 24 hours.
More than 32.63 million people have recovered from the disease in India since the start of the outbreak.
Congratulations india!— Mansukh Mandaviya (@mansukhmandviya) September 17, 2021
PM @NarendraModi जी के जन्मदिवस पर भारत ने आज इतिहास रच दिया है।
2.50 करोड़ से अधिक टीके लगा कर देश और विश्व के इतिहास में स्वर्णिम अध्याय लिखा है।
आज का दिन हेल्थकर्मियों के नाम रहा। #HealthArmyZindabad pic.twitter.com/F2EC5byMdt
Creating a world record, 2.50 crore anti-COVID-19 vaccine doses were administered in India on Friday, the day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned 71.
The government had set a target of 2.5 crore and crossed the mark by 10,390.
Till now, China had administered the highest number of shots -2.47 crore - in a single day in June.