Odisha has achieved yet another significant milestone in the fight against Covid-19 as more than 2 crore people have received the second dose of vaccine, Patnaik said in a tweet.
The health department has targeted to vaccinate over 4 lakh people each day for which the inoculation drive is underway in 1,800 session sites in the State.
"All districts have been ordered to prioritize administering second jabs to the beneficiaries. Odisha government has set a deadline for vaccinating all teachers and non-teaching faculties by September 5 for which dedicated vaccination centres have been set up to fulfil the purpose."
The Odisha government has directed the authorities to ensure the complete vaccination of people belonging to Tibetan communities residing in the State.
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Health Department on Friday drew attention of the Centre to augment supply of vaccines to the State to meet daily target of 2 lakh doses. Health department ACS PK Mohapatra requested the Union government to supply at least 15 days vaccine requirement in advance to the State for uninterrupted vaccination drive. The State […]
Bhubaneswar: The Covid-19 immunity dose in Odisha makes a promising beginning on Saturday. Not a single major Adverse Event Following Immunisation (AEFI) has been reported in the State. Only 3 minor AEFI cases (of a total of over 13.7K recipients) were reported that worked out to at around a mere 0.02 per cent. Health experts […]