12+ Vaccination Drive Begins in Chhattisgarh, 1,168 Doses Administered on Day 1

Story Highlights
  • Karwadha records the highest administrations of 180 on Day 1.
  • Over all 1168 vaccinated across the state on Day 1.
  • State health ministry aims to inoculate 13 lakh 21 thousand 286 children under the drive.

Raipur: The state health dept as per the instructions by the Union Health ministry commenced the administration of Biological E’s Corbevax to children between 12 to 14 years. On day 1 1,618 children were immunized under the drive across the state.

As per the survey of children between 12 -14 years,13 lakh 21 thousand 286 children have been categorized by the state health ministry who would be administered the shot. In the Durg district, 40 children have been immunized on day 1. Meanwhile, Karwadha saw the maximum administrations followed by Kondagaon and Korba where 160 children were administered the first dose, Narayanpur and Bastar documented 125 and 100 inoculations respectively. 15 were shielded in Rajanandgaon, 37 in Bemetra, 31 in Raipur,40 in Raigad and 20 in Bilaspur.

The Union govt on Wednesday expanded the COVID-19 vaccination drive expanded to children in the age group 12-14 years. Children in the age group 12-14 years will be administered the Corbevax vaccine manufactured by Hyderabad-based Biological E.

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