More than 50% of healthcare workers in Lucknow complete COVID inoculation process
Amid rising COVID cases in recent times, the vaccination schedules in Lucknow have brought good news. As per reports, over 50% of the health workers in the state capital have been administered both jabs of the vaccine, completing the entire process of immunisation. Taking the total count of such beneficiaries to 36,693, this accomplishment was reflected in the records, post the inoculation drive on Friday.
47.6% of frontline workers in the city given both doses of the vaccine
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As per reports, 53.5% of the individuals have been vaccinated against the total of 68,519 healthcare workers in the city. In addition to this, oc, reportedly.
With the launch of the vaccination drive in the country on January 16, all targetted individuals had to receive two jabs separated by a period of 28 days for the immunisation process to be deemed as complete.
While the state authorities are deliberating upon the initiation of inoculation drives for citizens aged 18-45, Lucknow has witnessed a significant turnout rate in the current round. In the ongoing phase of the vaccination, individuals above 45 with comorbidity(s) and all senior citizens can avail the vaccine jabs. Given that some states in the nation are affected by the second wave of an accelerated COVID spread, authorities in Lucknow are trying hard to curtail the containment and expand vaccination schedules.
Around 1.5 lakh individuals fined for not wearing masks in the city
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Reportedly, the police authority in Lucknow informed that nearly 1.5 lakh people have been fined for not adhering to the mask-wearing protocol since the time the restrictions were imposed last year. He further said that around 16,567 people were penalised during 2021 itself. Further, he remarked that given the upcoming Holi festival, the police department is making sure that all individuals wear masks at markets and crowded spots in the city.
Fluctuating COVID count in Lucknow after a long period of stability
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On Monday, the active case count in Lucknow was marked at 659. Besides this, the city has witnessed a cumulative count of 82,685 COVID-affected individuals and 1,192 fatalities till Monday morning. With the notable hike in the numbers in the past few days, the administrative and medical officials have deployed a stringent watch on the prevailing circumstances.