Ladakh 1st UT to attain 100% 1st dose protection, Well being Information, ET HealthWorld

Ladakh 1st UT to achieve 100% 1st dose coverageLeh: Ladakh has change into the primary Union Territory to vaccinate all residents and the ‘visitor inhabitants’, consisting of migrant labourers, lodge employees and Nepalese residents who’re incomes their livelihood right here, with the primary dose of Covid-19 jab, administration officers mentioned.

Despite Ladakh’s low inhabitants, that is no imply feat in view of the area’s difficult terrain, excessive climate and remoted centres of inhabitants — a lot of that are tough to entry.

Based on official information, a complete of 89,404 individuals from all eligible age teams, together with 18-44 years, have been administered the primary dose of Covid vaccine. The second dose has been administered to 60,936 individuals. This was performed in lower than three months of beginning the third section of vaccination, protecting the 18-44 age group.

A complete of 6,821 Nepalese residents dwelling within the UT had been amongst these vaccinated.

“We gave precedence to lodge

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