The Odisha government on Friday touched a new milestone of administering four crore COVID-19 vaccines to date, the Health Department said.
The department thanked the "combined efforts" of the health team and the people of Odisha for achieving the landmark.
"Happy to share that Odisha has crossed a new milestone by completing 4 crore COVID-19 vaccination," it tweeted.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expressed happiness over "yet another significant milestone" in the fight against coronavirus.
"Commend the hard work and commitment of our healthcare workers in ensuring swift inoculation to save precious lives," Patnaik tweeted.
Glad to share that #Odisha crossed yet another significant milestone in the fight against #COVID19 pandemic by administering 4 crore vaccine doses. Commend the hard work and commitment of our healthcare workers in ensuring a swift inoculation to save precious lives. #OdishaCares pic.twitter.com/2BK7HuT7nS— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) November 12, 2021
Till Thursday, more than 2.65 crore people had been inoculated in the state with the first dose, while over 1.30 crore people had taken the second dose.