Over six lakh people get Covid vaccine in Karnataka

Bengaluru: The Covid-19 vaccination coverage in Karnataka has crossed the six lakh-mark on Friday night.

Health officials said on Saturday that as many as 6,32,711 beneficiaries have received the vaccine shots.

On the flip side, only 51 Per cent of the targeted health workers have received their first dose of vaccine and Saturday is the last day for the Phase-1 beneficiaries to get their first dose.

BBMP Commissioner Manjunath Prasad said till Friday around 50 per cent health workers were vaccinated in BBMP limits. Till 8.30 pm, only 4,20,837 health workers out of targeted beneficiaries 8,21,939 were vaccinated, which is 51 percent coverage. As many as 99,326 health workers have taken the second dose, so far.

The vaccination coverage of frontline workers also has been mediocre with 1,12,548 of the targeted 2,84,950 (39 per cent) having received their vaccine shots.

On day 35 of Covid vaccination drive, the state has recorded a cumulative vaccination coverage of 57 per cent, till 8.30 pm on Friday. On Friday alone, 46,534 were vaccinated out of 1,04,121 targeted beneficiaries, which is 45 Per cent of day’s coverage.

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