Odisha administers over 10 lakh COVID vaccine doses in 45 days

Bhubaneswar: In a period of 45 days, Odisha has administered over 10 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine to healthcare workers, frontline workers and elderly citizens.

“More than 10 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered from January 16 to March 10, excluding holidays,” informed the Health and Family Welfare Department in a tweet.

While the first five lakh doses were given in 30 days, rest five lakh were administered in just 15 days, the Department said congratulating all frontline COVID Warriors for making this possible.

On March 9, an AirAsia flight carrying a consignment of 9,04,180 doses of Covishield vaccine had reached Odisha. On March 1, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik took the first dose of Covaxin at the State Assembly dispensary here.

 

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