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3.01cr students get COVID-19 vaccines so far

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Update: 2022-03-05 20:53:24
3.01cr students get COVID-19 vaccines so far

A total of 3,01,41,070 students aged 12-17 years were vaccinated with the first and second doses of COVID-19 jabs.

"Of them, 1,69,78,567 students received first dose of vaccines while 1,31,62,503 were immunized with second dose of vaccines," according to data issued by Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

On November 1, last year, the vaccination campaign for students aged between 12 and 17 years began across the country. The government has set a target to vaccinate people with 28 crore COVID-19 vaccine shots including booster dose.

On February 6, the government started a special drive to inoculate Qawmi madrasah students with Covid-19 vaccines, the DGHS added.
A total of 12,51,66,327 people have so far received COVID-19 jabs across the country with single, both or booster doses as the countrywide vaccination campaign was launched on February 7, last year.

"As of March 3, a total of 21,50,21,878 doses of COVID-19 vaccines including booster dose were administered across the country," the DGHS added.

"A total of 12,51,58,239 people have been administered the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine till yesterday while 8,58,04,440 received the second dose across the country during the same period," the DGHS added.

Besides, 40,59,199 people received the booster dose of COVID- 19 vaccine to prevent the spread of the deadly virus, it added.

BDST: 2053 HRS, MAR 05, 2022

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