More than 10 crore COVID-19 jabs dispensed in Rajasthan

Parsadi Lal Meena

More than 10 crore vaccines against COVID-19 have been allocated across Rajasthan, informed Health Minister Parsadi Lal Meena. He applauded the healthcare staff and the public for cooperating with the government in battling the pandemic.

The health minister stated that 98.4 percent of the people have been dispensed with the first dose of the vaccine so far and more than 84 percent have been administered both doses. He also informed that till Sunday evening, more than 10 crore vaccine doses were administered – 9.33 crore jabs to people above 18 years and 53.33 lakh doses to those aged between 15 and 18 years. As many as 13.73 lakh people have also obtained precautionary doses, making Rajasthan only the sixth state to accomplish the feat.

Further elaborating on the numbers, the Minister conveyed that 5.06 crore people have been allocated the first dose, and 4.26 crore people have received both doses. Cent percent of the population in more than 20 districts, including Pratapgarh, Kota, Jaipur-I and II, Bundi, Sawai Madhopur, Alwar, and Sikar, have been administered the first dose of the vaccine.

The minister added that Rajasthan is in the seventh position after Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu, to have vaccinated such a large population.

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