A total of 72 lakh one thousand 826 vaccines have been administered so far in the state to prevent corona infection. Chhattisgarh is performing excellently in all categories in terms of covid vaccination. The state ranks among the first two states in immunization of health workers. Chhattisgarh ranks in the first ten states among the largest states to vaccinate citizens above 45 years of age.
90 percent health workers, 100 percent frontline workers and 77 percent citizens above 45 years of age have been given the first dose to prevent corona infection. Both doses of vaccine have been given to 68 percent health workers, frontline workers and 12 percent citizens above 45 years of age. More than 9 lakh in the age group of 18 years+ were also vaccinated against corona first.
Priyanka Shukla, State Nodal for Kovid 19 Vaccination of the State and Director of National Health Mission, said that all persons in the age group of 18+ should come forward and vaccinate, giving the introduction of a responsible citizen, without paying attention to any kind of rumours, so that the upcoming Possible infection can also be avoided and the family can also be saved. Persons in the age group of 18 to 44 are being vaccinated as per availability of the vaccine.