Covid booster coverage lowest in two NE states and Jharkhand

Meghalaya, Nagaland and Jharkhand have the lowest coverage of precautionary/booster dose of Covid vaccine in the ’18 years and above’ age group, according to health ministry data. Till August 30, Meghalaya has administered precautionary dose to only 8% of its eligible population in this age group while Jharkhand and Nagaland have been able to jab 9% of beneficiariesn this category.