Meanwhile, on Saturday, over 30 lakh Covid vaccine doses were administered across the state -- the highest ever in a day by any state.
The landmark came through on Tuesday afternoon. So far, over 5,07,22,629 have received their first doses while over 94,27,421 are fully vaccinated in UP.
The drive that took the state to the top has happened in the last 16 days. It began on May 9 with the arrival of 3.50 lakh doses from the Centre.