Jharkhand vaccinates a record 2.10 lakh residents in a day
Jharkhand on Monday vaccinated a record 2.10 lakh residents against Covid-19 as nearly 2,000 session sites remained operational across the state from morning to evening, figures shared by health department highlighted.
As per provisional data released by the National Health Mission (NHM) on Monday night, the state administered the first dose of vaccine to at least 1,58,303 residents, while the second dose was administered to as many as 52,256 beneficiaries. Almost 1.50 lakh beneficiaries vaccinated were between 18 and 44.
With more than 27,000 doses administered, East Singhbhum topped among the 24 districts in vaccinating residents. About 15,000 residents got vaccinated in Ranchi.
As per figures shared by the health department on Monday evening, the state has so far administered the first dose of vaccine against Covid-19 to over 1.10 crore residents and over 28 lakh of them have also got the second jab.
Jharkhand reported at least 24 Covid recoveries against 18 fresh cases and the active caseload dropped to 126, a separate bulletin from NHM stated.
Ranchi alone reported eight of 24 cases, while West Singhbhum reported six cases. At least 21 of 24 districts did not report fresh cases on Monday.
The state tested swab samples of 51,067 residents and 0.03 per cent of them were found infected by Coronavirus. The state has so far reported 3.47 lakh cases of Covid-19 and 98.48 per cent of patients have recovered.