Vaccination campaign: Only 12% of the people in the age group of 18-59 took the booster dose

According to the data of the Ministry of Health, 98 percent of the country’s adult population has been given at least one dose of Kovid-19 while 92 percent have been fully vaccinated.

Vaccination campaign is going on across the country (indicative picture)

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To control the corona epidemic, the central government has launched a nationwide vaccination campaign It was done and it continues. Union Health Ministry According to the data released on Tuesday, out of 77 crore eligible people in the age group of 18-56 years in the country, so far only 12 percent people have received the Kovid-19 vaccine. precautionary dose has taken. Whereas 92 percent of the eligible people have taken both the doses of the vaccine. Also 98 percent of adults have taken at least one dose.

Apart from these, 16.80 crore people aged 60 years and above, 35 percent of health workers and frontline workers have been given preventive doses, officials associated with the Ministry of Health said. Official sources said that 15.66 crore precautionary doses have been given so far, out of which 10.39 crore doses have been given since July 15 after the start of the Kovid Vaccination Amrit Mahotsav.

According to him, till July 14, out of 64,89,99,721 eligible people in the age group of 18-59 years, eight percent were given preventive doses. According to him, 9,28,598 special vaccination camps were organized by the states and union territories under the campaign that started on July 15.

Health ministry sources say that 4,259 camps were set up at railway stations, 9,183 at bus stations, 370 at airports, 1,16,675 in schools and colleges, 3,522 on the way to religious places and 7,94,589 at other places.

He says that since July 15, 10,16,78,376 doses of Covishield, 1,68,14,771 of Covaccine and 85,03,008 doses of Corbevax were given.

The government had launched a special 75-day drive on July 15 to provide free preventive doses to people above 18 years of age at government immunization centres.

According to the data of the Ministry of Health, 98 percent of the country’s adult population has been given at least one dose of Kovid-19 while 92 percent have been fully vaccinated.

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