Aurangabad, April 24:
The municipal officer of health Dr Neeta Padalkar claimed of crossing the figure of vaccinating 2 lakh citizens on Saturday. After administering vaccines to 2,000 citizens today, the final figure of vaccinated citizens tolls 2.02 lakh in the last three months.
The AMC had started the vaccination drive on January 16. The vaccine was given in phases to the health care workers, frontline workers, elderly citizens, citizens of age 45 years and less than 60 years and to the citizens above 45 years of age. The last phase got started on April 5. The AMC established 116 government and 28 private vaccination centres (total 144 centres) to administer the vaccines. There is a huge response to the vaccination drive from the citizens. The vaccination drive, however, got stopped after vaccinating 2,000 citizens through eight centres today, said Dr Padalkar.
The AMC is corresponding with the state government to provide an adequate quantity of vaccines. It is hoped that the fresh stock would receive in a couple of days.
2.02 lakh vaccinated in the city
The AMC had administered the vaccine to 2.02 lakh citizens. It includes health care workers - first dose (25,198) and second dose (10,888), front line workers - first dose (29,482) and second dose (5,995), age group of 45 to 59 years - first dose (62,928) and second dose (4,681) and above 60 years citizens - first dose (51,343) and second dose (8,898).