Bhubaneswar: Odisha has administered 1.5 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine so far, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said.
“Crossing a significant milestone in COVID-19 vaccination, Odisha has administered 1.5 cr vaccine doses, including vaccination of frontline warriors,” Patnaik tweeted on Thursday.
“Commend the hard work & commitment of our healthcare workers in ensuring a swift inoculation to save precious lives” the chief minister added.
Crossing a significant milestone in #COVID19 vaccination, #Odisha has administered 1.5 Cr vaccine doses including vaccination of frontline warriors. Commend the hard work & commitment of our healthcare workers in ensuring a swift inoculation to save precious lives. #OdishaCares pic.twitter.com/L6IyUkJ9CG
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) July 22, 2021
The state has so far administered 1,50,01,126 vaccine doses including 2,36,774 on Thursday. As many as 11,135 pregnant women are among the beneficiaries of the COVID-19 vaccine, official sources said.
“Our thanks to each and every member of Team Health Odisha $@$# all citizens of our State for enabling this,” the Health Department tweeted.
The state’s COVID-19 tally rose to 9.62 lakh on Thursday as 1,948 more people tested positive for the infection, while 67 new deaths pushed the toll to 5,308, a health official said.
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