Goa CM Pramod Sawant says ‘102%’ vaccine rate

Chief Minister of Goa Pramod Sawant has claimed that the state has administered 102% of first dose vaccines. The claim came in on Wednesday, along with saying that the opposition parties contesting the claim was against the interests of the state. The CM was responding to the questioning from the opposition to the claim he had made that the government had vaccinated 100%. He said that the government’s vaccination drive has surpassed the adult population according to the electoral data. Sawant also claimed that the state government has administered vaccinations of tourists and foreign nationals.

He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be talking to the people of Goa virtually on September 18th. He will also be interacting with health officials of the state, beneficiaries, health department workers, ministers and local body members to congratulate them on the mark. Sawant also announced that the Goa aims to achieve 100% vaccinations administered by October 31st.

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