- MP successfully administered 1st jab of COVID Vaccine to 94% of its eligible population.
- CM announced a mega vaccination camp on Dec 8th, 15 and 22.
- State administration aims to fully inoculate 100% eligible beneficiaries until Dec 2021.
Madhya Pradesh: Madhya Pradesh became the fourth state on Sunday to cover nine crore of its population cumulatively under its vaccination drive. Though states like West Bengal and Maharashtra have a larger coverage in terms of figures, MP is way ahead of these states with about two-third of its population fully vaccinated.
Taking to Twitter on Monday, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan informed the current vaccination status of the state that reached 94% administration of first dose in all eligible individuals. He further announced the organization of a mega vaccination drive on December 8, 15 and 22 to fulfill the state govt’s commitment to achieving 100% vaccination in the state by year end.” Delighted to inform you that we have succeeded in administering more than 9 Crore doses of #COVID19 vaccination in the state. My heartfelt gratitude to health workers,social workers,voluntary organizations,members of CMG, & all those actively engaged in achieving this milestone, the tweet read.”
Speaking at the Summit of a media organization on Friday, CM Shivraj underscored the three -prolonged ‘ public participation’ model adopted by the MP govt to convince residents to remain cautious about the pandemic and boost immunity through vaccination. The three -prolonged ‘ public participation’ model includes spreading awareness about Covid-19 and vaccination over television, radio and social media. Hitting the streets and personally asking people to get the jab, maintain distance and adhere to Covid protocol. And, involving social groups, political parties, civil society organisations and religious bodies to appeal to the public.
As per MOHFW, the active caseload of the state stood at 133 while 7,82,580 recuperated since the inception of the pandemic.