Nearly 1.08 crore corona vaccine doses have been administered in the state so far

Nearly 1.08 crore corona vaccine doses have been administered in the state so far

Raipur: Nearly 1.08 crore vaccine doses have been administered in the state so far (till July 13) to prevent the spread of COVID-19 infection. First dose of the vaccine has been given to 89.04 lakh people of the state, whereas 18.82 lakh people of the state have received both the doses of Covid vaccine.

In Chhattisgarh, 3.08 lakh health workers, 3.16 lakh frontline workers, 49.87 lakh of age above 45 years and 32.91 lakh citizens in the age group of 18 to 44 years have been given the first dose of COVID vaccine. Likewise, 2.41 lakh health workers, 2.16 lakh frontline workers, 13.36 lakh of age above 45 years and 87, 640 people in the age group of 18 to 44 have been given both the doses of COVID vaccine.

In the state, 91 percent health workers, 100 percent frontline workers, 85 percent citizens of age above 45 years and 25 percent youth in the age group of 18 to 44 have received the first dose of the vaccine to prevent COVID-19 infection. Likewise, 71 percent of the health workers, 74 percent of the frontline workers and 23 percent of the people of age above 45 years have been given both the doses of the vaccine.

So far 3.76 lakh people in Balod district, 3.79 lakh people in Balodabazar-Bhatapara, 2.27 lakh people in Balrampur-Ramanujganj, 3.37 lakh people in Bastar, 1.93 lakh people in Bemetara, 1.05 lakh people in Bijapur have been vaccinated.