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5.22% transgender persons vaccinated till now; activists say misinformation, lack of digital knowledge adding to their woes

5.22% transgender persons vaccinated till now; activists say misinformation, lack of digital knowledge adding to their woes

With just 25,468 (5.22 per cent) transgender persons vaccinated against COVID-19 in India till now, activists said misinformation, lack of documents and digital divide have added to their woes in getting inoculated.

According to the 2011 census, there are 4.87 lakh people belonging to the transgender community in India.

A total of 8,80,47,053 men and 7,67,64,479 women have been vaccinated, while just 25,468 people in the ‘other’ category have been inoculated, the CoWIN portal showed.

News Source: INDIANEXPRESS

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