More than 13 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccines administered in Nagaland so far
Kohima, Dec. 22 (EMN): As many as 13, 32, 942 doses of vaccines — Covishield and Sputnik V – have been administered in the state till December 21.
According to data furnished by the department of Health and Family Welfare, a total of 13, 26, 634 doses of Covishield have been administered out of which 7, 55, 436 were the first dose and 5,71,198 the second dose.
A total of 6308 doses of Sputnik V have been administered wherein 3, 433 were the first dose and 2, 875 were the second dose, according to the update.
The breakup of those inoculated classified under various categories showed that the healthcare workers (HCWs) had a total of 16, 005 first dose and 13, 540 second dose of Covishield; frontline workers (FLW) had 60, 985 first dose and 48, 606 second dose of Covishield, but no records among the HCWs and FLWs taking the jab of Sputnik V.
In the category of 45 years and above, 2, 13, 186 have received the first dose and 1, 77, 863 the second dose of Covishield; 747 have taken the first dose and 697 the second dose of Sputnik V.
In the 18 to 44 years category, 4, 65, 260 have received the first dose and 3, 31, 190 the second dose of Covishield, while 2, 686 have taken the first dose and 2, 178 the second dose of Sputnik V.
Meanwhile, the Principal Director of Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Neikhrielie Khimiao during a press conference on Wednesday informed that Noklak, Kiphire, Phek, Peren, and Wokha were among the poor performing districts in the state in terms of vaccination.
In this regard, he maintained that medical staff had been directed to be at their place of posting in all the districts and activities would be further re-activated.
At national level, India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 138.96 crore with a total of 1, 38, 95, 90, 670.
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, more than 147 crore (1, 47, 05, 13, 635) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far through Govt. of India (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category.
Further it stated that, more than 17.73 crore (17, 73, 03, 916) balance and unutilised Covid vaccine doses are still available with the states/UTs to be administered.