New Delhi: In the midst of a possible third wave of corona virus, rapid vaccination work is going on across the country. Meanwhile, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya shared a big information related to vaccination on Sunday. The Health Minister said that in three states and several union territories, the entire adult population has received at least the first dose of the Kovid-19 vaccine.
After this achievement, Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Mansukh Mandaviya congratulated the state governments and union territory administrations and the health workers.
Himachal Pradesh was the first to vaccinate all its eligible adults. The other states mentioned in the Union minister’s list were Goa and Sikkim, while Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Ladakh and Lakshadweep were the three union territories that achieved this feat.
Tweeting on this achievement, the Health Ministry said that – Congratulations on giving the first dose of Kovid-19 vaccine to 100 percent adult population in these states and union territories. Hearty congratulations to the health workers working in these states during the Corona crisis for their hard work and commitment towards work.
According to the data released by the Health Minister, 5,10,000 Kovid-19 vaccine doses have been given in Sikkim, while in Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli the figure is 6,26,000 doses. 1.183 million doses were given in Goa. More than five million vaccine doses were given in Himachal Pradesh.
Lakshadweep has managed to vaccinate at least one dose to all adults in the UT with 53,499 doses and in Ladakh with 1,97,000 doses. Himachal Pradesh became the first state to vaccinate all adults with at least one dose on August 29, while Goa achieved the feat two days earlier. The Union Minister made this announcement on a day when the coverage of Kovid-19 vaccination across the country crossed the 740 million mark.
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