Raipur: COVID vaccination drive is being conducted in full swing in Chhattisgarh to prevent the COVID-19 infection. One crore 42 lakh 29 thousand 367 citizens have been vaccinated against corona in the state. In Chhattisgarh, 72% of the population of age above 18 years have been vaccinated with both the doses, whereas two lakh 35 thousand 308 health workers, frontline workers and people above 60 years of age in the state have got the booster dose.
Around 99% of the population of age above 18 years and 60% of the population in the age group 15 to 18 years have been vaccinated with the first dose. Here, one crore 95 lakh 15 thousand 509 people of age above 18 years and nine lakh 82 thousand 621 adolescents of age group 15 to 18 years have been given the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. A total of three crore 49 lakh 62 thousand 805 vaccines have been administered across the state so far (till January 30) in both the age groups. This includes the first, the second and the precautionary doses.