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Kohima: On the second day of the vaccination, a total of 897 health care workers in Nagaland—both from private and government establishments, were inoculated with the COVISHIELD vaccine. So far, a total of 1,458 health care workers from the state received the vaccine since its launch on Saturday.

A health official told EastMojo that “no serious or significant” cases of adverse reactions among those who were inoculated has been reported in the state till Monday evening.

Dr Ritu Thurr, the state immunization officer, informed that 897 health care workers, including doctors, nurses and support staffs were vaccinated on Monday. The vaccination was conducted at 22 sites including private hospitals.

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The district break of healthcare workers vaccinated on Monday are: 197 in Dimapur; 71 in Phek; 129 in Mon; 83 in Peren; 62 in Mokokchung; 52 in Kohima; 67 in Zunheboto; 85 in Wokha; 40 in Tuensang; 87 in Longleng; 24 in Kiphire.

The vaccination drive in Longleng and Kiphire was launched on Monday. The delay in the launch was caused due to poor internet connectivity in the two districts.

Out of the total 1458 healthcare workers who were vaccinated till date, 279 are from Dimapur; 171 are from Phek; 172 are from Mon; 137 are from Peren; 135 are from Mokokchung; 132 are from Kohima; 118 are from Zunheboto; 115 are from Wokha; 88 are from Tuensang; 87 are from Longleng; and 24 are from Kiphire.

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