Odisha Administers 1.86 Cr Doses of COVID Vaccine till Date

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has administered 1.86 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccines in the State till date.

This has been informed by Director of Health & Family Welfare Department Dr. Bijay Panigrahi.

According to Dr. Panigrahi, nearly 46 percent of the populations of the State have been inoculated with the first dose of the vaccine. 75 percent of the persons who were due to receive the second dose have been fully vaccinated.

Vaccinations will be provided through mobile team if necessary arises in the rural areas, the official said.

He further said that the government is now focusing on the rural areas for immunization and if needed there will be an increase in the number of vaccination centres in the rural areas.

Covaxin doses are being administered in Bhubaneswar and Ganjam. As many people in Ganjam are due to receive their second dose, the district administration has been asked to only administer the second dose, he added.

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