Goa Completes Administration Of At Least One Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine To Its Entire Eligible PopulationGoa CM Pramod Sawant (Pic Via Twitter)

In a positive development in the national effort to put an end to the menace of the ongoing pandemic, Goa has completed administering at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine to its entire eligible population, reports Indian Express.

Announcing the same, Chief Minister (CM) Pramod Sawant congratulated the state’s doctors and health workers.

Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi also congratulated the state on Twitter and said, “Well done Goa! Great effort, powered by a collective spirit and the prowess of our doctors as well as innovators.”

As per information shared by the state’s Immunisation Officer Dr Rajendra Borkar, the state has already administered more first doses of COVID-19 vaccine than the population.

The first dose of the vaccine has been administered to 11,83,247 people, which exceeds the number on the state’s electoral roll.

According to the electoral roll data, the State has a population of around 11.45 lakh.

Borkar added that the total figure is more than that because some people may have also come from outside and got their vaccination done.

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