PM Modi praises Uttarakhand for 100 pc first Covid vaccine dosage coverage

PM Modi lauded the people of Uttrakhand and said "this achievement of Uttarakhand is very important in the country's fight against Covid"

PM Modi praises Uttarakhand for 100 pc first Covid vaccine dosage coverage
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New Delhi:The Uttarakhand government on Sunday announced that it had completed it's target of 100 per cent first dose vaccination against Covid-19 among the eligible population in the state. Reacting to that PM Modi lauded the people of Uttrakhand and said "this achievement of Uttarakhand is very important in the country's fight against Covid"


"Many congratulations to the people of Devbhoomi. This achievement of Uttarakhand is very important in the country's fight against Covid. I am confident that our vaccination campaign is going to be the most effective in fighting the global pandemic and people's participation is crucial in this," PM Modi tweeted.


Taking to Twitter after Uttarakhand achieved the historic feat, Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami wrote, "Under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Uttarakhand has become the state to administer first dose of Covid vaccine to all eligible beneficiaries in the state. Congratulations to all the people of the state. #SabkoVaccineMuftVaccine."
As per the CoWIN dashboard till 2:36 pm on Monday, Uttarakhand had vaccinated 74,34,732 beneficiaries with the first dose while 34,83,685 are fully vaccinated.


Meanwhile, Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya confirmed that India has administered 98 crore Covid-19 vaccine jabs to the people till Monday afternoon.


In a tweet about the number of COVID vaccinations, Mandaviya said, "98 crores done. India is quickly making its way to the COVID-19 vaccine century! Just two more steps to go." He also posted a picture along with the tweet of the Union health ministry. In the photo, it is written, "India marches ahead with another achievement in its fight against COVID-19. 98 crore COVID Vaccine Doses Administered."

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