Raipur: The Covid-19
vaccination drive is going on at a rapid pace in Chhattisgarh. Over 1.68 crore
citizens of the state have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. 82 per cent
adult population and 43 per cent of children in the 15 to 18 years age group have
received both doses of Covid-19 vaccine. Precaution doses have also been
administered to 3.78 health workers, frontline workers, and people above 60
years of age.
Besides, the first dose of
the Covid-19 vaccine has been administered to 100 per cent of the population
above 18 years and 67 per cent of children in 15 to 18 years age group. 1.97
crore citizens above 18 years and 11.05 lakh children in the 15 to 18 years age
group have received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. Besides, 07 lakh 07
thousand 663 children in the age group of 15 to 18 years have been administered
both doses of the vaccine. A total of 03 crore 81 lakh 10 thousand 895 doses of
Covid-19 vaccine have been administered so far across the state (till March
3rd) in both age groups, including first and second and precautionary doses.