During this year, between January and May, a total of 54,216 people have been given the swine flu vaccine, he said.
The statement added that there were 31 swine flu patients in the state currently and around 8,000 people were being tested for it daily.
Last year, a total of 42,492 people were administered the swine flu vaccine, officials said.
The programme was started in the state in 2015, they added.
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