The work of Covid-19 vaccination is being done at a rapid pace in the district. When it comes to the third precaution dose of Covid-19 vaccine, Kanker district is the top performer in the state, having administered booster doses to over 4.60 lakh people. This is 84 per cent of the total target.
Nearly, 6.25 lakh people have been administered the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine while the second dose of the vaccine has been administered to about 6.19 lakh people in the district. In Antagarh block, 70, 446 people received the first dose while 68, 664 people received the second dose, and 46, 983 people received their booster doses.
Members of Rajiv Yuva Mitan Club will encourage people to get vaccinated
The members of Rajiv Yuva Mitan Club will encourage people living in remote and inaccessible areas of the district to get their shots of Covid-19 vaccine. District collector Dr. Priyanka Shukla while directing the District Sports and Youth Welfare Officer in this regard said that the members should raise awareness about Covid-19 vaccination in the inaccessible areas of Koyalibeda development block.