SHILLONG: A total of 2,29,901 people have been covered under the first phase of the mass vaccination against meningococcal meningitis in East Khasi Hills and Jaintia Hills.

Out of the 2,29,901 people that took the anti-meningitis vaccine, 69,458 were from East Khasi Hills and 1,60,449 from Jaintia Hills. The vaccination programme in the two districts was carried out from May 11 to 16.