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More than 4.85 cr doses cumulatively given

KOLKATA: Bengal on Wednesday administered 3,78,884 doses across the state taking the cumulative doses to 4,85,16,095 so far.

State on Tuesday conducted around 3.5 lakh doses. Bengal had crossed 12 lakh and 7 lakh daily vaccinations one time each.

As per health department figure, first doses have been cumulatively administered on nearly 3.43 crore people so far and in case of second doses cumulative figure stands at 1.37 crore so far.

State has consistently administered more than five lakh doses in a row for one week and also on a number of occasions as well.

As many as 2,428 common vaccination centrEs (CVC) have been operational throughout the state.

Around 4,030 AEFI cases have been reported in the state so far. State health department aims to conduct more vaccination in September compared to the figure in August if it receives adequate number of doses from the Centre on time.

State government has laid enough stress on the smooth implementation of vaccination drive in Bengal.

It may be mentioned that during the last month the state had received around 1 crore vaccine and in the current month it is expected to receive around 1.4 crore doses.

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