Nagaland

18,207 beneficiaries administered Covid-19 vaccine across the state

18,207 beneficiaries administered Covid-19 vaccine across the state

Kohima, February 18 (NEx): A total of 18,207 healthcare workers and frontline workers were administered the Covid-19 vaccine, Covidshield till date.

Out of this, 8761 front line workers (FLWs) and 7696 healthcare workers (HCWs) received the first dose of COVISHIELD vaccine, taking the total number of beneficiaries vaccinated with first dose to 16,457. Also, 1750 HCWs were administered the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

Till date, 8.7 million doses of COVISHIELD & COVAXIN have been administered across the country. The full protection of the vaccine will be seen only two weeks after the second dose, Dr. Ritu Thurr, State Immunization Officer, Directorate of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Nagaland informed.