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Bihar: Bihar tops with 33.10 lakh vaccinations in a day. Patna News – Times of India

Patna: A state in Eastern India Prime Minister tops the country in one-day vaccination against Kovid-19 Narendra ModiBirthday is on Friday. On this occasion, out of more than 2.50 crore vaccine shots given in the country, more than 33.10 lakh doses were given in the state.
While PM Modi acknowledged the hard work of doctors, health workers, administrators and frontline workers, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar congratulated the people of the state for this achievement and making the vaccination drive a grand success. “As per the data available so far, Bihar was on top in the country,” Nitish was quoted as saying in a press note by the Chief Minister’s Office.
As per the data updated by the central government on its CoWIN portal, 33,09,685 people in Bihar received the dose of the COVID vaccine on Friday, the highest in any state. More than 24 lakh of them were given their first dose. The region-wise breakdown shows that over 31 lakh doses were administered in rural areas and 2.04 lakh doses in urban areas of the state. Karnataka was second with 30,82,232 doses, followed by Uttar Pradesh (28,73,192), Madhya Pradesh (28,22,287), Gujarat (24,56,486), Rajasthan (14, 48,133) and Maharashtra (12,72,542). ) Huh.
The vaccination campaign was carried out in 14,500 centers and involved 50,000 health workers. Earlier on August 31, on the occasion of Mahatika campaign, Bihar had vaccinated more than 27.21 lakh people in a day.
state health minister Mangal Pandey Appreciated the efforts of health workers, officials and people’s contribution in making it a great success. “Bihar topped in vaccinating people in one day on Friday,” Pandey said.
State Health Department’s Additional Chief Secretary Pratyaya Amrit said that the success behind this vaccination campaign reflects two things – the determination of the government and the support of the people. “Now there is no such thing as vaccine hesitation,” he said.
District-wise figures for Bihar till late Friday evening show that East Champaran provided the highest 2.38 lakh doses, followed by Muzaffarpur (1.67 lakh doses), Gaya (1.52 lakh doses), Samastipur (1.37 lakh doses) and Begusarai (1.32 lakh doses). ) is the location. .


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