19 Jan 2022

Over 95% Of UP’s Population Given First Dose Against Covid-19: CM Yogi

Reports are coming that Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath says that more than 95 per cent eligible population in Uttar Pradesh has been inoculated with the first dose of vaccine against Covid-19, while around 62 per cent citizens have received both the shots.

According to reporters in Gautam Buddh Nagar district on Wednesday, Adityanath said, “Today, I am happy to inform you that 23.75 crore doses have been provided to the people in Uttar Pradesh and the state fairs better than the national average at present. 

The first dose has been administered to over 95 per cent of people and the second dose to 62 per cent of beneficiaries.”

The chief minister said 62.83 lakh vaccine doses have been administered to children between the ages of 15 and 17 years. 

"Separately, 5.29 lakh precaution doses (booster dose) have been made available to people, including senior citizens and frontline workers," Adityanath said.

Reports are also coming that urging the state's population to be cautious about the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic and the fast-spreading Omicron variant, the CM said there is no need to panic.

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