Thursday, December 9, 2021

Odisha crosses milestone of vaccinating 1 crore people

Odisha has achieved yet another milestone by vaccinating one crore people with the first doses of covid-19 vaccines. The state however has vaccinated a total of about to one crore twenty-two lakh people against covid-19 till date.

AIR correspondent reports,Out of the one crore people who have been inoculated with the first dose of either of the covid vaccines, more than 60% belong to the 45 years plus age group.

Similarly, out of about 22 lakh people who have completed their vaccine regimen, more than 16.5 lakh belong to this age bracket only. As of now, twenty-nine thousand beneficiaries were vaccinated in 164 session sites in the state yesterday.

Meanwhile,having perched on the higher side of three thousand new cases per day for the last many days, the virus slipped slightly down to 2870 yesterday, though the state’s covid-19 active caseload continues to navigate around thirty thousand.

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