CG in the top five states of the country in terms of Covid vaccination, vaccination rate in the state ahead of national average

CG in the top five states of the country in terms of Covid vaccination, vaccination rate in the state ahead of national average

Raipur: Chhattisgarh state is performing excellently in all sections in the Covid-19 vaccination programme. More Covid vaccines have been administered in the state than the national average of the country.

As per official data released by health department, 74 per cent of people above 60 years of age and 54 per cent of people above 18 years of age have been administered first dose of Covid vaccine. While, the country's national average in Covid vaccination is 59 per cent in the age group above 60 years and 46 per cent in the age group above 18.

Looking at the rest of the states of the country, in Haryana, 72 per cent of people above 60 years and 54 per cent of people above 18 years got the first dose; in Karnataka 68 per cent of people above 60 years and 58 per cent of people above 18 years got the first dose. In Madhya Pradesh, 65 per cent of the people above 60 years and 58 per cent of the people above 18 years got the first dose, in Delhi 62 per cent of the people above 60 years and 53 per cent of the people above 18 years were given the first dose and in Odisha 60 years 62 per cent of people above 18 years of age and 48 per cent of people over the age of 18 have been vaccinated with the first dose.