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Odisha’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage surpasses 4 crore landmark

12/11/2021 at 3:03 PM

Bhubaneswar, Nov 12: Odisha’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded the land mark of 4 crore today, informed Health & Family Welfare Department.

“Happy to share that Odisha has crossed a new milestone by completing 4 Crore #COVID19Vaccination. All thanks to the combined efforts of the Health team and the people of #Odisha. #OdishaCares@CMO_Odisha@nhmodisha“, tweeted Health & Family Welfare Department.

Bijay Panigrahi, Director, Health and Family Welfare Department on Friday said that the state government has set a target to administer first dose of Covid vaccine to all by the end of December.

Besides, he informed that the vaccination centres have now been increased from 1600 to 2400 across the state.

“Earlier, the vaccination programme was carried out at 1600 centres which have now been increased to 2400 centres across the State. The majority of such centres are in rural areas,” said Panigrahi.

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