21,667 frontline workers receive COVID vaccine during the first week of vaccination drive in Indore

On Saturday, about 50% of target beneficiaries were administered the COVID-19 vaccine at 55 sites in Indore

The Indore district health authorities concluded the first week of COVID-vaccination drive for frontline workers on Saturday, successfully vaccinating about 21,667 beneficiaries with the first dose. As per the CMHO reports, about 50% of the target was met on Saturday in the city. The district health department had scaled through 6 departments and identified about 29,000 frontline workers for the vaccination. With two more sessions on February 15 and 17, Indore aims to immunise over 7,000 listed beneficiaries.


Vaccination drive in Indore meets 3/4th target

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COVID vaccination drive for Indore frontline workers has raced towards the target at a steady pace. With about 74.7% immunised against the COVID-19 vaccination, the city's administrative officials including the divisional commissioner, collector, additional municipal authority, Zila panchayat CEO, CEO of the development authority, MPIDC MD, additional district magistrate, also got the vaccine to encourage their peers and subordinates to do so, as well.

As per reports, the Indore division in Madhya Pradesh achieved only 41% of the target. This regional area comprises 8 districts, where 12,680 workers were vaccinated at 72 centres. While Indore achieved 50% of the target on Saturday, the best and worst performance, in terms of target fulfilment was achieved by Khandwa at 50.03% and Alirajpur with 23%, respectively.

Presently, COVID infection has been limited to a 0.1% transmission rate. About 73 new infections were identified in Indore in the last 24 hours, taking the active load to 291 patients here. With this spike in cases, after days of sub-50 case identification, the city needs to strengthen its defence against the pandemic in addition to its inoculation programme. We request all our readers to take personal caution and do their bit to completely eliminate the threat of COVID-19.

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