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JK achieves milestone in COVID vaccination campaign with 100% coverage of first dose

Srinagar: The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir today achieved the milestone of 100% coverage of first dose Covid Vaccine for the age group above 18 years in all 20 districts.

According to government data, an estimated population of 93,03,842 souls were covered during the vaccination campaign, which was seen as a daunting task considering the topography of Jammu and Kashmir.

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The vaccinated people left no stone unturned till the last eligible soul was vaccinated.

Keeping the pace of vaccination in mind, the government administered 82,229 doses of Covid vaccine across the Union Territory in the last 24 hours. According to government data, so far around 13,494,675 doses of the Kovid vaccine have been given here.

Official data said 82,229 doses of Covid vaccine were administered in the UT in the last 24 hours, taking the cumulative number of doses administered in the UT to 1,34,94,675.

Meanwhile, JK on Thursday reported 93 new positive coronavirus cases – 21 from Jammu division and 72 from Kashmir division.

Srinagar recorded the maximum 47 cases, followed by Baramulla with 12 cases.

The number of active cases stood at 935, while 3,25,473 patients have recovered from the disease.

The total number of virus deaths stood at 4,426 with no fresh deaths reported in the last 24 hours.

(with agency input)

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