Over 75% health workers get jab

Shimla, February 21

Health Minister Rajiv Saizal said yesterday that the state had crossed 75 per cent mark in administering the first dose of the Covid vaccine to healthcare workers. "We are among the nine states and a Union Territory to achieve this mark," he said.

Saizal said till date, 28,840 frontline workers had been vaccinated, which was 56 per cent of the target. He added that all frontline workers would be administered the first dose by March 1. He lauded the efforts of the Health Department. — TNS

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