Double achievement for Kerala: 7.38 lakh people were vaccinated today

Health 2021-09-07

newsteamz_Double achievement for Kerala: 7.38 lakh people were vaccinated today
  • Health Minister Veena George today said that two achievements have been made in the history of vaccination in the state.

  • A total of more than three crores (3,03,22,694) doses of vaccine were administered, including one and two doses.

  • Of these, 2,19,86,464 were given the first dose and 83,36,230 were given the second dose.

Health Minister Veena George today said that two achievements have been made in the history of vaccination in the state. A total of more than three crores (3,03,22,694) doses of vaccine were administered, including one and two doses. Of these, 2,19,86,464 were given the first dose and 83,36,230 were given the second dose.

It is also a record number of people who have been vaccinated daily. Today alone, 7,37,940 people have been vaccinated. Prior to this, more than 5 lakh people were vaccinated in three days. The minister said that 5,15,244 vaccines were given on July 30, 5,60,515 on August 13, and 5,28,321 on August 14.

The first dose was given to 76.61% of people over 18 years of age and the second dose to 29.05%. According to the estimated 2021 population, 62.11 percent were given the first dose of vaccine and 23.55 percent were given the second dose.

Ladies are more likely than men to be vaccinated. Vaccination for women is 1,57,00,557 doses and vaccination for men is 1,46,15,262. Health workers and Kovid Front fighters were given 100 percent the first dose and 86 percent the second dose. The state aims to give the first dose of the vaccine to all people over the age of 18 this month. For that, more vaccines should be available.

Vaccine shortages have been a major factor in the recent spate of vaccinations. Efforts are being made to provide the available vaccine to as many people as possible as soon as possible. Vaccination was strengthened with the arrival of 10 lakh doses of vaccine last day. Today, 31,060 doses of Kovacoxine were available in Thiruvananthapuram.

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