In the state, 53,86,393 eligible adults have been given the second dose of Covid vaccination. Under this, 318150 vaccines have been administered in Bilaspur district, 352605 in Chamba, 361954 in Hamirpur, 1140439 in Kangra, 68460 in Kinnaur, 322643 in Kullu, 25494 in Lahaul-Spiti, 738818 in Mandi, 634019 in Shimla, 410187 in Sirmaur, 584326 in Solan and 429298 in Una district.
A spokesperson of health department said that state had achieved the target of the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine by the end of August, which was appreciated by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Vaccine Dialogue Program held on September 6.
He said that to achieve the target of the first dose, special campaigns like “Azadi Ke Rang – Vaccination Ke Sang” were run in the state. He said that local eminent people disseminated their messages by vaccinating themselves. He said that participation of various departments and Panchayat representatives was also ensured at the grassroot level.