Bhubaneswar:15/6/21: Continuing its multi-pronged strategy against the Covid-19 pandemic, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) in association with the Health and Family Welfare Department, has achieved a milestone by administering more than 10 lakh doses.
Combining the achievement of both government and private vaccination centres, while 6,30,191 citizens have taken their first dose, out of the same 3,79,505 citizens have taken both the doses in the city.
“We have adopted a very elaborate and inclusive plan to cover all citizens, age groups and sections of the society so that as a city, we can fight a well-strategised battle against the Covid-19 Pandemic. However, we need to continue the Covid appropriate behaviour even after the vaccination is done,” said BMC Commissioner Sanjay Kumar Singh.
Coming to the age group of above 45 years, cumulative beneficiaries who have taken their first dose at government and private CVCs from January till June 14, 2021 are 3,45,342 , out of which 2,27,995 have been completely vaccinated in government and private centres.
Under this age bracket, cumulative beneficiaries vaccinated with the first dose till June 14 is 1,90,439. On the other hand, the cumulative beneficiaries who have received both the doses include 81,645 citizens of the State Capital.