Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu stated it was heartening to notice that three out of 5 individuals vaccinated as a part of the COVID-19 inoculation drive on June 21 had been from rural areas, the place nearly all of the nation’s inhabitants resides.
According to the federal government, of the document 88.09 lakh vaccine doses administered on June 21, when the revised tips for COVID-19 vaccination got here into impact, practically 64 per cent of the jabs got in rural areas.
“It is heartening to note that 3/5 persons vaccinated in the stepped up drive on Monday were from rural areas, where the majority of population resides. My compliments to the Centre and various states for working in a coordinated manner in a truly ”Team India” spirit,” the Vice President (*21*) quoted Naidu as saying in a tweet on Wednesday.
States which have accomplished extraordinarily properly should share their finest practices with others to attain optimum outcomes, he stated.
“I also urge people to proactively come forward and get themselves vaccinated,” he added.
As of Tuesday, India’s cumulative COVID-19 vaccination protection had crossed the 29-crore mark, in response to the Union well being ministry.
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