Bhubaneswar, Jan 4: A total of 80,129 children aged between 15 to 18 years were administered the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine on the first day of the vaccination drive, said officials.
According to the sources, a total of 939 vaccination centres have been set up across the State. As many as 35 vaccination centres have been set up in Bhubaneswar for the vaccination process.
The beneficiaries have taken the first dose of the Covaxin vaccine. A total of 23.65 lakh children in Odisha are eligible for vaccination against Covid-19, said health department officials.
Worth mentioning, the Union Health Ministry has earlier said that those who were born on or before January 1, 2007 will be eligible for the Covid-19 vaccination process.