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language | Updated: 21 Feb 2021, 08:40:00 AM

Guwahati, 21 February (Language) In Assam, around 5,784 people, including the state’s Director General of Police Bhaskar Jyoti Mahant and several senior police officers, were administered the anti-COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday. There were 16 new cases of COVID-19 in the state. A bulletin issued by the National Health Mission stated that 1,50,018 people have been vaccinated against the COVID-19 vaccine so far in the state. The first dose of the anti-COVID-19 vaccine was given on Saturday to 3,850 people working on the front-line, including Additional Director General of Police LR Bishnoi and Inspector General of Police Surendra Kumar. According to the bulletin,

Guwahati, 21 February (Language) In Assam, around 5,784 people, including the state’s Director General of Police Bhaskar Jyoti Mahant and several senior police officers, were administered the anti-COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday. There were 16 new cases of COVID-19 in the state. A bulletin issued by the National Health Mission stated that 1,50,018 people have been vaccinated against the COVID-19 vaccine so far in the state. The first dose of the anti-COVID-19 vaccine was given on Saturday to 3,850 people working on the front-line, including Additional Director General of Police LR Bishnoi and Inspector General of Police Surendra Kumar. According to the bulletin, at least 1,554 health workers were given the first dose of vaccine while 380 others were given the second dose at 104 vaccination centers in the state. It said that no adverse effect was seen on anyone after vaccination. Meanwhile, 16 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the state on Saturday, out of which six new patients were received from Kamrup Metropolitin and three from Tinsukia and Dibrugarh. A total of 14,239 samples were screened on Saturday and the infection rate was 0.16 percent. Since Friday, no more deaths have been reported from the epidemic in the state and the death toll remains 1,091. It said that at least 1,347 infected patients have also died due to other reasons.

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