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Nearly 1.5 lakh residents vaccinated in Jharkhand

Active Covid caseload rises to 106 in state capital Ranchi
As per provisional data shared by the National Health Mission (NHM), the state on Wednesday administered the first dose of vaccine to at least 1,13,681 residents, while the second jab was administered to as many as 34,569 beneficiaries.

Our Correspondent   |   Ranchi   |   Published 19.08.21, 04:58 PM

Nearly 1.5 lakh residents were vaccinated in Jharkhand on Wednesday as more than 1200 session sites remained operational across the state from morning till evening, figures released by the health department highlighted. 

As per provisional data shared by the National Health Mission (NHM), the state on Wednesday administered the first dose of vaccine to at least 1,13,681 residents, while the second jab was administered to as many as 34,569 beneficiaries. Around 1.10 lakh residents in the age bracket of 18 years to 44 years got inoculated on the day. 

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So far,  the state has administered the first dose of vaccine to at least 90 lakh residents and more than 22 lakh of them have also received the second jab. 

As per data available on the Co-Win platform, at least 87 session sites were operational on Wednesday in Ranchi, where more than 17,000 residents were vaccinated. At least 87 vaccination centres were open in East Singhbhum too and about 17,000 residents were vaccinated there. In Dhanbad, at least 10,000 residents were inoculated across 64 session sites. 

The active caseload of Covid-19 rose to 225 as fresh cases of infection outnumbered recoveries in Jharkhand on Wednesday. As per a bulletin released by the NHM, the state reported 32 cases against 24 recoveries. 

The active caseload in Ranchi also jumped to 106 as the district reported seven cases against only four recoveries. At least 12 of 24 districts did not report fresh cases of Coronavirus infection, while no district reported a double-digit-spike. 



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