Monday, September 20, 2021

Over 24.67 per cent eligible population administered complete dose of COVID-19 vaccination in Tripura

In Tripura, over 24.67 per cent eligible population against the target 26.24 lakh has been administered the complete dose of COVID-19 vaccination while 78.43 per cent of the total eligible population has received their first dose of vaccination.

Addressing media on COVID Vaccination Report, State Mission Director of National Health Mission Dr. Siddhartha Shiv Jaiswal said that the state has administered a total of 27,05,506 doses so far-20,58,044 persons have received the first jab and 06,47,462 persons have received with the second shot. He further said that in the 18-44 age group, a total of 9,10,985 persons (55.88 per cent) has received the first dose and 14,127 persons (1.55 per cent) got the second dose.

While for the 45+ age, 9,96,804 persons have been administered the first dose (100.28 per cent) and 5,37,504 persons (53.92 per cent) have received the second shot also.

Meanwhile, 74.21 per cent of the Health Care Workers and 57.98 per cent of the Frontline Workers have already received both doses, the State Mission Director added.

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