Himachal Pradesh has administered more than one crore of COVID vaccine doses and the entire eligible population in the state will be vaccinated by November 30, Chief Minister Jairam Thakur said on Wednesday. It became the first state in the country to 100% administer the first dose of COVID vaccine to its eligible population, Thakur added.
Addressing an event, the Chief Minister said, “The state has covered its population with the first dose ahead of any other state in the country. I thank the people. So far, for the second dose, the state has met the target of 75% and 100% vaccination for the eligible population will be achieved by November 30. I have no doubts that the nation will come out of the COVID crisis soon and lead a normal life. “He said Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya was due to visit Shimla on December 4 and that from here there, the state would have met the 100% vaccination target for both doses.
Meanwhile, India’s COVID-19 vaccine coverage topped 113.68 crore (1,13,68,79,685) according to provisional reports until 7 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the Ministry of Health and Human Rights. Family well-being. In the past 24 hours, up to 67,822,042 doses of vaccine have been administered nationwide. (ANI)
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