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Assam Crosses Vaccination Target of Three Lakhs on Opening Day

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Assam on the opening day itself, exceeded its target of three lakhs vaccination on Monday.
On the very first day itself, a total of more than 3,19,000 people were vaccinated across Assam.

Kamrup Metro reported the highest vaccinated population with more than 24,000. Kamrup Metro is closely followed by Cachar with a vaccinated population of 20,910.
1. Sonitpur – 19,678
2. Tinsukia – more 17,300 and
3. Nagaon – 16,132.

Meanwhile, West Karbi Anglong reported the lowest vaccinated population with over just 1,000 vaccinations during the day. Also,
1. Majuli – 2,649,
2. Karbi Anglong – 2,681,
3. Dima Hasao – 2,745,
4. South Salmara – 3,019 and
5. Chirang – 3272 were at the bottom of the list.

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma took to Twitter informing about the success in target vaccination drive of the state.
“India embraces PM @narendramodi Ji’s call for vaccination.
The record 80 + lakh vaccination is so heartening and I am glad that Assam too has achieved the target we set for 3 lakh vaccination everyday. My compliments to health workers on this glorious feat.
Well done India!”

State Health Minister Keshab Mahanta also expressed his gratitude towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for helping the state in the initiative.
“Under the guidance of Hon. @PMOIndia ji & HCM @himantabiswa ji, Assam inoculated 3.5 lakh+ ppl on the 1st day of #VaccinationDrive, strikingly higher than daily target. I thank Dist. Guardian Mins., #frontlineworkers, Police & admin staff. Let’s continue with the same zeal today.” Assam Health Minister Keshab Mahanta Wrote on Twitter.

The vaccination drive was carried out in 2,184 Covid Vaccination Centres (CVCs) operational across the state with dedicated centres for those residing in the tea gardens and rural areas of Assam.

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