Special camps will be organised at schools, colleges, universities, government and private offices, banks & other places.
Eyeing to speed up the vaccination drives in the city, the Lucknow administration has now decided to expand the count of daily inoculations from 20,000-25,000 to 40,000 beneficiaries a day. In order to achieve this goal, the authorities are trying to increase the number of vaccination camps. For this purpose, special camps will be organised at schools, colleges, universities, government and private offices, banks, religious places and residential societies.
High-rise apartments in the city to witness special camps
Speaking about the upcoming initiative, District Magistrate Abhishek Prakash affirmed that the scope of immunisation has to be amplified with the introduction of new centres. This will help the city to accomplish the newly formed objective of administering 40,000 doses per day. As per the current plans, special camps will also be set up at the premises of high-rise apartments.
Vaccination camps will also be held in various high-rise apartments with the help of resident welfare associations. Further, the city officials will converge their attention on the regions with low rates of vaccination.
Camps to be conducted in a phased manner
Chief Medical Officer Dr Manoj Agrawal said, "The directions issued by the District Magistrate will most likely be implemented from Friday after preparing a comprehensive plan. The camps will be set up in a phased manner for the targeted population of a locality. For instance, the camp at the Madhyanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam will be for the staff and families of the electricity department."
As per records, 27,000 individuals were inoculated in Lucknow on Wednesday. In another news of respite, not a single COVID was registered for the second day in a week. Cumulatively, 2,38,683 individuals have been affected in the city till now.
- With inputs from IANS