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Mohali scripts history; 103.66% population vaccinated with first dose of COVID Vaccination

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | September 03, 2021 08:26 AM

MOHALI: District Mohali today scripts history by administering first dose of COVID 19 Vaccination to twenty-six thousand people over and above its total adult population.

Giving details, a government spokesman informed that the total adult population of SAS Nagar is 7, 46, 119 as per population growth estimates added by the department of health to the census 2011 data. The district crossed the vaccination of the same number of people on Tuesday and by September 2 it has successfully administered vaccination(first dose) to 7, 73, 442 people, taking the achievement to 103.66%.

This vaccination data includes that uploaded on CoWin and Cova App. Department of Governance Reforms is in the process of migrating the data and once the migration of data from COVA app to CoWin is completed, the stats will be visible to anyone accessing CoWin, informed the spokesperson.

“Mohali has created a record of sorts and is the first District in the State to administer vaccination to people over and above its population”, said S. Balbir Singh Sidhu Health Minister Punjab and felicitated the doctors, nurses, paramedics and the officials who made the feat possible. “Congratulations to all the people who made this campaign a success, " said HM. We are perhaps the second city in the country after Indore to have this rare feather in our cap, said he.

“We are proud to have administered vaccination to sizeable number of eligible population of our district and to those belonging to tricity; aiming successful fight against COVID we tried covering every eligible person who approached our vaccination centres ”, said Deputy Commissioner Girish Dayalan and added that we will administer the second dose of vaccination also with same zeal to promote herd immunity.

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