Odisha Registers 85% COVID-19 Vaccination; 7 Districts Achieve 100%


Bhubaneswar: The first phase of COVID-19 vaccination, which began in Odisha at 11.05 am on Saturday, ended with coverage of overall 85% of target population.

Of the targeted 16,405 health workers, 13,980 were vaccinated till 8 pm, according to the latest release by the Health and Family Welfare Department.

Among the districts, Angul, Balasore, Boudh, Kandhamal, Kendrapada, Sonepur and  Koraput registered 100% vaccination.

Similarly, Bargarh, Bhadrak, Gajapati, Ganjam and Jharsuguda districts recorded more than 90% vaccination while Keonjhar had the lowest 54% followed by Nayagarh with the second lowest 66%.

Following is the detailed list of the number of vaccinations in all districts:

Khurda district, which has the highest number of COVID-19 positive and fatality cases, registered 81% vaccination, the release said.

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