Bhubaneswar: Odisha recorded more than 1 lakh vaccinations of senior citizens and people with comorbidities on Monday.
According to the details shared by the Health and Family Welfare Department, 95,576 persons above the age of 60 and 4,697 persons in the age group of 45 to 59 years (having comorbidities) got the COVID jab in the state today.
With this, 4,43,885 senior citizens and 22,743 comorbid persons have got the COVID vaccine in Odisha so far. No AEFIs were reported today at the vaccination sites.
On Monday, there were 927 active sites in the State out of which Covaxin was administered at 46 sessions. Total 1,21,572 persons were vaccinated which included 5,320 healthcare workers and 15,979 frontline workers.
Total, 12,81,362 persons have received COVID-19 vaccine in Odisha so far.
Additional Secretary Health and Family Welfare Department Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra expressed satisfaction over the performance in terms of number of vaccination registered today.
“I thank my Directors, Collectors, Municipal Commissoners, CDM&PHOs and all the field staff for their dedicated endeavour to achieve the target of 1 lakh vaccination per day set by the department for the elderly people,” the ACS Health said.
Proud to share that today Odisha achieved #COVID19 vaccination of over One Lakh elderly persons in a day. We salute the tireless efforts of our vaccination teams 🙏🏼@CMO_Odisha
— H & FW Dept Odisha (@HFWOdisha) March 15, 2021