And yet, it has some distance to cover to reach strong immunity.

Partially and fully vaccinated people in India

India’s revised vaccination strategy, which increased the gap between doses of the Covishield vaccine from four weeks to 12 weeks, helped it cover a larger chunk of the population with the first dose. Covishield, the Indian brand of the AstraZeneca vaccine, accounts for over 90% of these shots.

The country, however, lags behind others in fully vaccinating a majority of its population, covering only a little over 20% of Indians.

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