Raipur: Vaccination is being done on a large scale by the Health Department to keep the people of the state safe from corona infection.
As per the instructions of health minister TS Singh Deo, rapid vaccination is being done across the state to achieve the target of giving both doses of corona vaccine to all the eligible people at the earliest. For this, the number of vaccination sites is also being increased continuously.
Since the introduction of corona vaccination, the maximum number of vaccines have been administered in the state in the month of September this year. A total of 45, 33, 321 vaccines have been administered in September including the first and second doses. The staff of the Health Department is engaged in Covid vaccination on a war footing in all the districts.
State Nodal Officer for Corona Vaccination Dr Priyanka Shukla said that so far 1, 90, 19, 170 vaccines have been administered in the state to protect against corona. Since the introduction of corona vaccination at the national level from January 16 this year, 76, 645 in the state in January, 4, 13, 550 in February, 17, 24, 161 in March, 37, 68, 305 in April, 15, 21, 469 in May, 26, 05, 741 in June, 23, 12, 873 in July, 20, 63, 105 in August and 45, 33, 321 in September. Both doses of corona vaccine have been administered to more than 53 lakh people in the state.