Massive COVID-19 Vaccination Drive In Odisha From Tomorrow

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Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has set a target to inoculate 3 lakh people per day with a massive COVID-19 vaccination drive at the State level from tomorrow.

In a letter to all Collectors, Municipal Commissioners, CDM and PHOs, the State Government directed to expand the vaccination drive for 18-44 years age group and above 45 years in all blocks and ULBs from 21st June 2021 in a campaign mode and completely consume available stock (Both central & State supply) within shortest possible time.

At least 5 sessions shall be planned in each block, 5 Sessions in each NAC, 10 sessions in each Municipality and at least 20 in each Municipal Corporations ( additional sessions over and above the target can be planned as per need).

Districts can plan for both online and on-site sessions based on feasibility. At the same time, the beneficiaries already due for 2nd dose shall be mobilized to ensure timely vaccination.

Since 16th January, the State has administered 93.73 lakh doses. Out of which 17.97 lakh citizens have received two doses.

Presently, the average daily coverage is less than 1.5 lakh doses across the State. Govt. of India will supply vaccine to our State based on the vaccine consumption & vaccine wastage rate.

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