Chhattisgarh vaccination on course

Chhattisgarh has recorded 77 percent anti-Covid vaccination of the first dose in the 45 plus age category, cent percent among frontline workers and 90 percent for health workers till Monday.
The vaccination of 8.31 lakh persons have been completed in the 18-44 age category group. Thus, a total of 71.14 lakh vaccine doses have been administered as first and second doses in all age categories and other categories. The target population for vaccination in the 45 plus age category is 58.67 lakh. Of this, 45.31 lakh have got the first dose of vaccine, an official communication said on Monday. Mahasamund, Raigarh and Dhamtari district have achieved cent percent vaccination of first dose in the 45 plus category. The percentage in other districts are Kanker (94), Balod (93), Korba (92), Surajpur (91), Surguja (89), Raipur (56), Bemetara (55), Bijapur (54) and Narayanpur (47).In the same category, 7.05 lakh persons have got the second dose of vaccine as well. The state has vaccinated 8.31 lakh youth in the 18-44 age category.