Over two crore Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in Haryana: Anil Vij

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Over two crore Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in Haryana: Anil Vij

Friday, 17 September 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Thursday said that the work of COVID-19 vaccination is going on at a fast pace in the state and more than two crore eligible beneficiaries have been given vaccination against COVID-19 till date.

“Haryana has achieved the target of two crores for Covid vaccination today with 1,47,92,987 people administered the first dose and 52,67,220 given both the doses of vaccine. Eligible persons for vaccination above 18 years of age in Haryana are 1,90,69,418,’’ the Health Minister said.

Several residents from other states have also been administered COVID-19 vaccine in Haryana.

Sharing more details about the vaccine campaign in the state, Vij said that out of 1,90,69,418 total eligible beneficiaries, 1,05,67,138 beneficiaries falling in the age group of 18 to 44 years have been vaccinated. Out of this category, 87,20,304 beneficiaries were given the first dose which is 77 percent.  Similarly, 18,46,834 beneficiaries have been given the second dose, which is 16 percent, he added.

The Minister also informed that a total of 47,61,715 beneficiaries in the age group of 45 to 60 years have been vaccinated and out of which 32,06,714 beneficiaries were given the first dose which is 70 percent.  Similarly, 15,55,001 beneficiaries have been given a second dose which is 34 percent, he said.

A total of 37,54,943 beneficiaries above the age of 60 years have been vaccinated and out of which 23,62,091 beneficiaries were given the first dose, which is 77 percent. And, 13,92,852 beneficiaries have been given the second dose, which is 45 percent, he added.

Vij further said that so far, 4,88,150 frontline workers and 4,88,261 healthcare workers have been vaccinated in Haryana.

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