NAVI MUMBAI, Sept. 19 -- With the vaccination drive held at 100 centres in Navi Mumbai on Saturday, the total number of people getting their first dose has crossed 1 million. This was the highest number of vaccination centres open till date. On Saturday, 28,893 beneficiaries got their first jab, making a total of 10,00,031 beneficiaries getting their first dose of the 10.60 lakh eligible population.

This month, NMMC received 1.30 lakh doses of Covishield and 8,610 doses of Covaxin. Among the 18-44 years age-group, around 23,820 got their first dose on Saturday followed by 4,342 people between the 44 years and 59 years while only 149 above 60 got their first. On Saturday, the first dose for 18 years and above was available at 33 centres. In...