In Chhattisgarh, more than 82 lakh doses of Covid vaccine have been administered so far. In the last four days alone, more than 5 lakh 60 thousand people were vaccinated in the state.
In Chhattisgarh, about 80 percent of the people above the age of 45 years have been given the first dose of the Covid vaccine. Besides, about 17 lakh youth in the age group of 18 to 44 years have been vaccinated. The first dose of Covid vaccine has been administered to 100 percent frontline workers and about 91 percent health workers in the state.
Several steps are being taken in the state to motivate people for vaccination. Selfie zones has been created in vaccination centers at Champa in Janjgir district. Award for Best Selfie has also been announced.
Meanwhile, the district administration in Raipur has decided to increase the pace of vaccination. The mobile team will be sent on priority to the areas from where a list of hundred or more people of any community is received for vaccination.