Bemetara dist tops in Covid vaccination of frontline workers, achieved 73 per cent target so far

Bemetara dist tops in Covid vaccination of frontline workers, achieved 73 per cent target so far

Raipur: Bemetara district has topped among other districts of the state in the covid vaccination of frontline workers.


The second phase of corona vaccination is going on in the state in which vaccination of frontline workers is being done.  As per data till Monday, the frontline workers of Bemetara district have got the maximum vaccination. Here, 2,133 frontline workers have been vaccinated against 2,904 targeted frontline workers, i.e. 73 percent of the total has got the corona vaccination done, which is the highest among all districts of the state.


Besides, Balod is second in this, Raigarh is third, Mahasamund is fourth and Kawardha is fifth. In Balod, 3,378 people have been vaccinated against the total target of 4,754 i.e 71 percent people have been covered here. Similarly,  67 percent in Raigarh, 62 percent in Mahasamund and 58 percent in Kawardha have been vaccinated.


State Immunization Officer Dr Amar Singh Thakur said, "In the second phase, the target of vaccination of about 2.11 lakh frontline workers has been set in the state. Over 67,798 people have been given the Covid vaccine till Monday, i.e. about 32 percent of the people have been covered till now. No adverse events have occurred so far. The vaccination is very safe and no need to panic. Do not believe in rumors. The health department is continuously providing correct information about the vaccine to the people ”.