Tripura, June 22: As part of the nationwide special vaccination drive for the 18+ age group, a two-day special drive targeted to vaccinate 3 lakh across 1,342 centres in Tripura on Monday to cover at least 50% of the total 6.12 lakh vaccine-seekers in this category in the urban areas.

There are altogether 16 lakh people in the 18-44 age group and three lakh have already got their first dose.

Tripura has already achieved a milestone by administering the first dose to over 14 lakh people and double dose to 5.5 lakh people in the last six months, which accounts for more than 55% of the eligible population.

According to a report, Tripura is holding the top position in the country in terms of vaccination of 45+ age group and the state government has set a target to achieve cent per cent vaccination as soon as possible. Tripura govt target to vaccinate 3 lakh in 2 days.