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Nagaland: More than 1 lakh vaccine doses administered in 30 days

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By Reyivolü Rhakho Updated: Aug 26, 2021 1:18 am
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The number of doses administered in the state till July 24 was 7,32,539

A healthcare worker preparing to administer Covid-19 vaccine in Kohima. (EMN Images)

Our Correspondent
Kohima, Aug. 25 (EMN): Nagaland had administered more than one lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine — from 7.3 lakh to 8.4 lakh — in 30 days, as per the update by the state’s Health department.

With phase-3 of vaccination drive in progress, there is a significant increase in the number of vaccine takers among the 18 to 44 years category, particularly the second dose. The second dose takers among the age group was only 277 a month ago (July 24) but it increased to 19,779 on August 24.

The state has administered 8,40,137 doses of Covid-19 vaccines (including Covishield and Sputnik-V) as on August 24, out of which 6,51,431 were first dose receivers and 1,88,706 second dose. 

In the category of healthcare workers (HCWs), 15,989 have taken the first dose and 12,861 have been administered with the second dose. Among the frontline workers, 60,848 have taken the first dose while 43,522 have taken the second dose

In 45 years and above category, 1,91,868 have received the first dose and 1,12,544 people have received the second dose.

The number of doses administered in the state till July 24 was 7,32,539.

According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, a total of 59,55,04,593 doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered across the country till 7 am on Wednesday, wherein first dose receivers amounted to 46,08,02,783 while 13,47,01,810 has received the second dose.

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By Reyivolü Rhakho Updated: Aug 26, 2021 1:18:05 am