Himachal Pradesh is leading the country in the vaccination drive against COVID -19 and as many as 2122894 doses of the vaccine have been administered in the state, so far.

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said, “As many as 81996 first dose and 68686 second dose of vaccine have been given to health care workers and 54025 first doses and 41419 second does have been given to frontline workers.”

“Similarly, 1561107 first dose and 315661 second dose of vaccine have been given to the age appropriate group and a total of 1697128 first doses and 425766 second dose have been given till May 14 “, he added.

CM said, “As per Census data   5523000 people above 18 years of age exist in the state and by inoculating 1697182 people the state has covered 31 percent population and the state government is making efforts to vaccinate maximum people to mitigate the effects of the pandemic.”

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