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Nearly 74 per cent adolescents have been vaccinated against Covid-19 in Mungeli while 65 per cent in Rajnandgaon in just 10 days

Nearly 74 per cent adolescents have been vaccinated against Covid-19 in Mungeli while 65 per cent in Rajnandgaon in just 10 days

Nearly 8.14 lakh adolescents have been vaccinated in this age group with maximum 70,000 in Raipur

In Kerala, only 39 per cent of adolescents were vaccinated while in Chhattisgarh the figure has reached 50 percent

To keep the adolescent population safe from corona virus, vaccination of adolescents in the 15 to 18 year age group is being done at a rapid pace in the state. The state has touched the 50 per cent mark on the tenth day after the commencement of Covid-19 inoculation drive of adolescents in this age group in the country on January 3. During this, Mungeli district has the highest 74 percent of children in 15 to 18 years age group vaccinated against the target. In Rajnandgaon, 65 percent of the total target adolescents have been vaccinated. In Dhamtari 64 percent and in Bemetara and Mahasamund 62-62 percent children have been given the first dose corona vaccine.

So far 35 thousand 910 teenagers in the age group of 15 to 18 years have been vaccinated in Mungeli district. In Rajnandgaon 63 thousand 352 children of this age group have been vaccinated. To prevent against corona infection, 31 thousand 114 adolescents have been vaccinated in Dhamtari, 34 thousand 609 in Bemetara and 40 thousand 295 in Mahasamund. In Raipur district, maximum 70 thousand 065 children have been vaccinated across the state. Raipur has also touched 50 percent target of vaccination set for the district.

 

So far 8 lakh 14 thousand 097 adolescents have been vaccinated across the state. A total of 16 lakh 39 thousand 811 adolescents of 15-18 age group are to be vaccinated in the state. Only 39 per cent children have been vaccinated in Kerala so far, while Chhattisgarh has achieved its 50 percent target . Teenagers are reaching out to the vaccination centres dedicated to them in all districts and getting vaccinated with enthusiasm. Adolescents born in the years 2005, 2006 and 2007 are being vaccinated at these centres.




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