Number of people receiving first dose of Covid vaccine crosses one crore in CG

Number of people receiving first dose of Covid vaccine crosses one crore in CG

Raipur: The number of people who have received first dose of Covid-19 vaccine has crossed one crore.

A total of 1, 00, 11, 363 people have been administrated first dose of vaccine in the state till August 3. A total of 1, 24, 13, 724 vaccines have been administered so far including the first and second doses of corona vaccine. Both the vaccines have been given to 24, 02, 361 citizens of the state.

Over 3.09 lakh health workers, 3.17 lakh frontline workers, 52.10 lakh people above 45 years and 41.74 lakh citizens in the age group of 18 to 44 years have been administered first dose of the vaccine in the state. Similarly, 2.54 lakh health workers, 2.29 lakh frontline workers, 17.48 lakh people above 45 years and 1.78 lakh people in the age group of 18 to 44 have been given both the vaccines. In the state, 89 per cent of citizens above 45 years and 31 per cent of citizens in the age group of 18 to 44 have been vaccinated against corona.