Covid: Koderma becomes the first district in state with 100 pc vaccination of teens

Ranchi: Jharkhand’s Koderma, a mica rich district, has earned the feat of becoming the first district among all the 24 districts in the state to have achieved 100 percent inoculation of people between 15-17 years age group with first dose of covid-19 vaccine.

The vaccination drive for teens began in the country on January 3. Koderma’s target for this age group was 52,067. Deputy commissioner Koderma deputy commissioner Aditya Ranjan has confirmed of their success and thanked everyone including public for helping the district emerge as the top performer. He also appealed people to continue adopting covid appropriate behavior.

State’s overall coverage of 15-17 years age group vaccination so far has been 39 percent out of 23.98 lakh people.