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90% health workers get 1st dose in 9 states/UTs

IndiaTimes Tuesday, 2 March 2021
States such as Jharkhand, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat and the UT of Ladakh have achieved 100% coverage of healthcare workers for the first dose, the government said, underlining that even states like Tamil Nadu, where vaccine hesitancy was initially an issue, are now among better performers.
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Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan informed that 77 per cent of health care workers have been administered with the first dose and 70 per cent got the second dose so far. "Vaccination at private facilities will be charged subject to a financial ceiling whereas vaccination at government facilities...

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Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu State in southern India

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