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11% population in Assam taken two jabs of COVID 19 vaccine: State Health Min

Minister informed that about 2.50 lakh to 3 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses were being administered daily in the state now. He urged all eligible people to come forward to get their jabs as there is enough vaccine availability in the state.

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Guwahati: Around 11 per cent of the eligible population in Assam have completed the full two cycles of COVID 19 vaccine 52 per cent have taken only the first dose, the State Health and Family Welfare Minister said on Tuesday.

Addressing a press conference here, Mahanta said, “As on date, 1.18 crore people have received their first dose of vaccine, while 25.21 lakh have taken their second dose also.”

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Minister informed that about 2.50 lakh to 3 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses were being administered daily in the state now. He urged all eligible people to come forward to get their jabs as there is enough vaccine availability in the state.

“The people for whom the second dose is due, they should come to take it. Also, those who haven’t taken the vaccine yet must also get their jab immediately,” Mahanta added.

The minister had earlier informed the state Assembly that of the 3.50 crore projected population of the state, about 2.37 crore are above 18 years of age, making them eligible for the vaccine.

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