Full Kovid-19 vaccination of adults will be completed next week in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla, Nov 25 (PTI) Himachal Pradesh is likely to complete the vaccination of eligible people in the state with the second dose of Kovid-19 vaccine being administered to 100% of the adult population by next week. State Health Secretary Amitabh Awasthi gave information to this effect on Thursday.

He said that Himachal is on the verge of giving second dose to 90% of the adult population as of today under the vaccination campaign. “We have set a target of complete vaccination for ourselves in the next seven days,” he said.

He said that Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya is likely to reach Bilaspur to attend a program in this regard on December 5.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had praised the state of Himachal Pradesh for completing the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to all adults in September, during a video conference interaction with immunization health workers and beneficiaries in September.

Himachal Pradesh became the first state three months ago to achieve the target of 100% first dose vaccination among adults.


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