At least 3.57 lakh healthcare workers to get Covid-19 vaccine now

Thursday, 14 Jan, 1.17 pm

With 1,46,750 Covishield vaccine doses arriving in Belagavi on Wednesday morning, the state now has 7,93,710 doses at its disposal including those that were received in Bengaluru on Tuesday. The state put out a district-wise vaccine distribution plan in which the highest allocation has been made to BBMP limits with 2,10,080 vaccine doses.

Dasappa Referral Hospital was stocked with 1,05,000 Covishield doses on Wednesday evening. Out of 760 vaccination sites identified in BBMP limits, six will take part in the vaccination rollout on January 16: Victoria Hospital, KC General Hospital, CV Raman General Hospital, Jayanagar General Hospital, St John's Medical College and Mallasandra Primary Health Centre.

As many as 100 beneficiaries will be vaccinated at each centre that day, in all 600. A day before the vaccination, vaccines will be sent to the cold chain points that include 148 primary health centres.