Andaman and Nicobar islands reach 100% vaccination coverage landmark.

Andaman and Nicobar islands becomes the first among Union territories and states to achieve hundred percent double dose of COVID vaccination milestone of it’s target beneficiaries and this feat was achieved only using Covishield. According to a health bulletin, 2.87 lakh people have received both doses of Covishield overcoming the target of 2.86 lakh beneficiaries thus achieving 100.41 percent vaccination. The vaccination drive began on January 16 this year along with the rest of the country.

The administration of Andaman and Nicobar said in a Twitter post “Vaccination in A&N was extremely challenging as the UT is spread over 836 islands Spread over 800 km from North to South separated by Rough Sea, Extremely Dense jungle, hills & exposed to Inclement weather.” They also stated that the UT admin overcame insurmountable odds for this extraordinary feat in one of the remotest parts of the world

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