Uttar Pradesh Immunizes Every Citizen Above 18 Against Covid
Lucknow, March 31 (TNA) Uttar Pradesh has become the first state in the country to administer around 30 crore Covid vaccines, an official said on Thursday. The government so far has administered more than 29.98 crore Covid vaccine doses and tested more than 10.80 crore samples.
Every citizen above 18 years of age has been vaccinated in the state. More than 83% of eligible adults have received both doses of the vaccine. Around 93℅ adolescents in the 15-17 age group have received the vaccine cover and 24 lakh eligible people have also received booster doses.
Out of the children in the age group of 12 to 14, 8.78 lakh children have got the vaccine. In the last 24 hours, 1.39 lakh corona tests were done, in which only 62 new corona positive cases were found. In the same period, 44 people were treated and were freed from corona.