Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: Karnataka to Conduct Special Vaccination Drive on Wednesdays Inoculating 10L People at One Go; Centre Aims to Maximise Coverage of 1st Dose Among Adults by Oct


Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: A particular vaccination drive will likely be carried out each Wednesday with the purpose of inoculating 10 lakh individuals in a single go, the Karnataka Health & Medical Education Minister Dr. Ok Sudhakar mentioned on Monday. “We are aiming to vaccinate 5 lakh people every day from now onwards. On Wednesday during a special vaccination drive, the target is to vaccinate at least 10 lakh people. This will ensure 1.5 to 2 crore doses in one month. We are aiming to make Bengaluru the first metro city to complete vaccination for all its eligible residents,” mentioned Dr. Sudhakar. So far, Karnataka has administered 4 crore vaccines, with one crore doses recorded within the BBMP limits. The state authorities is endeavor measures to extend the quantity in Bidar, Yadgir, Raichur, and Kalburgi districts. Additionally, a particular vaccination drive will likely be carried out for slum dwellers every single day which is able to allow workers to conduct the drive at each slum.

Meanwhile, with the elevated tempo of vaccination and improved provides, the federal government is anticipating some states to cowl a big proportion of the grownup inhabitants with one dose by October itself. However, protection in states like UP and Tamil Nadu could take longer.

The price of vaccination, which was 57 lakh a day in August, is anticipated to go up however may show a problem by way of assembly the goal of full vaccination of the eligible grownup inhabitants by year-end.

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