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State achieves 100% coverage of Polio Immunisation

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 2/6/2021 1:16:35 PM IST

Department of Health & Family Welfare, Nagaland informed that Intensified Pulse Polio Immunisation (IPPI) which commenced on January 31 concluded successfully in all districts with 100% coverage of all estimated children between 0-5 years.

A press release by state immunization officer (UIP) Directorate of Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Ritu Thurr stated that the booth day on January 31 was followed by intensified house to house immunisation of left out children. Altogether, 1,53,741 children were immunised in the state with the oral polio vaccine. 
The district wise number of vaccinated children is as follows: Dimapur (45322), Mon (24309), Kohima (14901), Tuensang (13118), Wokha (10721), Phek (10429), Peren (9372), Zunheboto (8119), Mokokchung (7245), Kiphire (5828) and Longleng (4377).

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