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‘Himachal becomes first fully vaccinated State’

Himachal Pradesh has become the first State to fully vaccinate 100% of its adult population against COVID-19, an official spokesperson claimed here on Saturday.

As many as 53,86,393 eligible adults have been administered the second dose, he said.

A special function is being organised to honour COVID-19 workers at the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Bilaspur on Sunday, he said. BJP national president J.P. Nadda and Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya will attend the functionhe said.

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, Union Minister Anurag Thakur and the State Health Minister Rajiv Saizal will also participate in the function, he added.

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