Chhattisgarh has hit yet another milestone in the Covid-19 vaccination drive
with sixty per cent of the adult population fully vaccinated against the
infectious disease. Besides, 95 per cent of the eligible population in the
state received their first jab.
3.05 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccine has been administered across the state so
far (till December 26) including first and second doses. Besides, 1.87 crore
people have received their first dose. The state is now just 5 per cent away
from achieving 100 per cent first jab milestone. The total number of eligible
people for Covid-19 vaccination in the state is nearly 1.97 crore.
60 per cent of the eligible population i.e. nearly 1.18 crore people of the
state are fully vaccinated against Covid-19. The Covid-19 vaccination campaign
is being carried out at a rapid pace across the state to achieve 100 per cent
vaccination target at the earliest. In this line, the state government has
started Covid-19 vaccination at the paddy procurement centers after the
commencement of paddy procurement process in the state from December 1.