Port Blair, Jan 11: The vaccination drive is continuing smoothly in A&N Islands. As per data available, a total of 5, 99, 400 beneficiaries in the age group of 18 and above have been vaccinated so far in A&N Islands. Similarly, 16,249 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in the age group of 15 to 18 years against the target beneficiaries of 23,000. The number of beneficiaries administered precautionary dose of vaccine today stood at 885.

A total of 2211 people were vaccinated today. 1059 beneficiaries were vaccinated in South Andaman District, out of which, 490 beneficiaries were in the age group of 15-18 years while 275 beneficiaries were in the age group of 18-44 years. Similarly, 463 beneficiaries were vaccinated in North & Middle Andaman District, out of which, 275 beneficiaries were in the age group of 15-18 years while 158 beneficiaries were in the age group of 18-44years. 178 beneficiaries were vaccinated in Nicobar District, out of which, 122 beneficiaries were in the age group of 15-18 years while 44 beneficiaries were in the age group of 18-44 years.