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Karnataka achieves 100 per cent first dose Covid vaccine coverage: Health minister

He also claimed that Karnataka became the first state in the country to achieve this feat.

Published: 23rd January 2022 02:38 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd January 2022 02:38 PM   |  A+A-

Karnataka Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar

Karnataka Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar (Photo| EPS)

By PTI

BENGALURU: Karnataka on Sunday achieved 100 per cent coverage of first dose of COVID-19 vaccine among its eligible population, Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar said.

He also claimed that Karnataka became the first state in the country to achieve this feat.

"We made it! It took us exactly 1 year and 7 days to achieve 100% first dose coverage! Karnataka is the first state in the country (over 4 crore adult population) to achieve this feat! Kudos to all health workers and district administration on this stellar achievement!", Sudhakar tweeted.

According to the data shared by him, Gadag district achieved 105 per cent vaccination of its eligible population with the first dose whereas inoculation coverage in Bidar, Bagalkote and Vijayapura districts, was 104 per cent of the population.



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