Chennai: As many as 1,25,147 residents took the Covid-19 vaccination on the Mega vaccination drive carried out on Thursday by the Larger Chennai Company. That is the best one-day variety of inoculation achieved by the company thus far, mentioned a report.
In response to a report from The Hindu, the town company has carried out 400 particular vaccination camps as part of the drive to extend the variety of individuals taking vaccination within the metropolis. The company has organized two camps in every of the 200 wards throughout the town with the goal of inoculating at the very least one lakh individuals.
The report mentioned that the precise quantity of people that took the vaccination exceeded the company’s goal itself.
Quoting a press release from the company, the report mentioned that the civic physique has been paying particular consideration to vaccinate differently-abled individuals, pregnant ladies, lactating moms, individuals with tuberculosis, these affected by hypertension and diabetes, and other people residing in slum areas.
As many as 5,487 residents in Tiruvottiyur, 3,350 in Manali, 5,634 in Madhavaram, 13,650 in Tondiarpet, 8,988 in Royapuram, 11,546 in Thiru. Vi. Ka. Nagar, 9,620 in Ambattur, 9,292 in Anna Nagar, 10,974 in Teynampet, 12,010 in Kodambakkam, 9,274 in Valasaravakkam, 6,473 in Alandur, 7,839 in Adyar, 5,510 in Perungudi and 5,500 in Sholinganallur took the jab on the drive on Thursday, the report added.
The report additional mentioned that the company could be conducting vaccination camps at 45 locations in slum areas, 15 city neighborhood well being centres and 45 faculties in residential areas along with the camps organized on the company’s mini-clinics for these with hypertension and diabetes.