The vaccine was administered to the children on Sunday at the booths specially set up for the purpose. (Agencies)
Fifty-four percent of the targeted children have been covered on the first day of the three-day campaign, a Haryana Health Department spokesman said in Chandigarh on Monday.
He said that about 40 lakh children would be covered during this campaign in the state.
The drive will continue for another two days when the teams would go from door-to-door to administer vaccine to children who could not come to the booths on Sunday.
In order to smoothly carry out this campaign, a total of 16,669 booths were setup in the state. About 66,000 health officials, volunteers, Anganwadi workers and Accredited Social Health Activists workers participated in it.
About 3,300 officers and officials supervised the activity apart from independent Monitors of PGIMS, Rohtak and National Polio Surveillance Project (NPSP) of World Health Organization (WHO).
The vaccine was administered to the children on Sunday at the booths specially set up for the purpose.