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Nagaland inoculates over 2 Lakh COVID vaccines

Nagaland is yet to start vaccination for the 18 to 45 years category due to vaccine supply issue

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Kohima: Nagaland has so far administered a total of 2,12,124 beneficiaries have been inoculated against COVID-19, of them 168718 got the first dose and 43406 got second dose.

According to official sources out of the total, 1, 65, 00 persons have received 1st dose while 42,020 have completed their 2nd dose and a total of 1,61,898 people received their 1st dose at Government health care unit center, while 3128 got their vaccines at private establishments.

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The numbers for 2nd dose were 41749 and 271 respectively for Government and private health care units. As per the data, the 45 years and above category has received the maximum doses at 107666 – 99910 (1st) and 7756 (2nd). Front line workers were next at 74812 doses – 50320 (1st) and 24492 (2nd). The health care workers were placed third with a combined total of 24,549. Nagaland is yet to start vaccination for the 18 to 45 years category due to vaccine supply issue.

Sources informed that those under the priority groups, health care workers (HCWs), front line workers (FLWs) and persons above 45 years, who had taken their first dose at private CVC on or before April 30 will be eligible to receive the second dose at government CVCs free of cost using the Government of India Supplies. Those eligible for the second dose have been asked to bring along the document submitted during the first dose and the registered mobile phone, sources added.

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