COVID Vaccination: “Karnataka has achieved 89% coverage in first dose & 48% in second”

By: |
November 09, 2021 6:55 PM

"People should not neglect to take a second dose within the prescribed time as both the doses are necessary to get maximum protection against the virus. We must not let our guard down until the pandemic is completely eradicated," he said.

The Minister was speaking at the 125th anniversary celebration of Minto Eye Hospital here. He said there is a need to create more awareness about Eye Donation and make it a people's movement.The Minister was speaking at the 125th anniversary celebration of Minto Eye Hospital here. He said there is a need to create more awareness about Eye Donation and make it a people's movement.

Karnataka has achieved a COVID-19 vaccination coverage of 89 per cent in the first dose and 48 per cent in the second, Health Minister K Sudhakar said on Tuesday as he urged the people to take both shots and not let their guard down.

“People should not neglect to take a second dose within the prescribed time as both the doses are necessary to get maximum protection against the virus. We must not let our guard down until the pandemic is completely eradicated,” he said.

Stating that the union government would soon start supplying vaccines for children, he said, “We will provide vaccination to children based on priority as we have already identified kids with vulnerabilities, through the Arogya Nandana program.” The state has already administered about 6.75 crore vaccine doses and the entire process has now been we streamlined, the minister added.

The Minister was speaking at the 125th anniversary celebration of Minto Eye Hospital here. He said there is a need to create more awareness about Eye Donation and make it a people’s movement.

Get live Stock Prices from BSE, NSE, US Market and latest NAV, portfolio of Mutual Funds, Check out latest IPO News, Best Performing IPOs, calculate your tax by Income Tax Calculator, know market’s Top Gainers, Top Losers & Best Equity Funds. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Financial Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest Biz news and updates.

Next Stories
1After India confirms Omicron cases, WHO calls for strengthening response measures in South-East Asia
2COVID-19: Delhi records 54 new cases; positivity rate 0.09 pc
3In 2021, outbreaks of Zika reported from UP, Kerala, Maharashtra: Govt