In Chhattisgarh, COVID vaccination campaign is continuing vigorously. So far, 75 per cent of the people aged above 45 years have been given the first dose of COVID vaccine.
The total population of this age group in the state is around 58 lakh 66 thousand. Of these, about 43 lakh 83 thousand people have already been vaccinated.
Meanwhile, the situation of Corona virus infection is improving steadily in the state. In Chhattisgarh, more than 77 thousand COVID patients have recovered after treatment within a week.
Thus the state’s recovery rate rose to 89 per cent. At the same time, the positivity rate is declining steadily in the state.
In the last week, the positivity rate came down from 14 per cent to nine per cent. Meanwhile, the number of tests for the identification of Corona-infected patients is continuously increasing. During the last week, about four lakh 60 thousand samples have been tested.
On average, 65 thousand samples are being tested daily in the state.