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Tamil Nadu sets goal to vaccinate entire target population against COVID-19 by November-end

Tamil Nadu units purpose to vaccinate complete goal inhabitants in opposition to COVID-19 by November-end | Information

Chennai: Tamil Nadu has set a goal to realize 100 per cent vaccination by the month-end in opposition to the Covid-19 pandemic and until date it has inoculated 75 per cent of the inhabitants with single dose of vaccine, State Minister Ma Subramanian stated on Sunday.
Even when there’s a fourth or fifth wave of the contagion, the fatalities as a result of virus was anticipated to be ‘minimal’ because it has been proved that individuals who obtain the vaccination had been 97.5 per cent secure, the Medical and Household Welfare Minister stated right here.
Subramanian was speaking to reporters after inaugurating the tenth mega vaccination camp within the metropolis. Based on him, until Saturday evening 6.49 crore individuals obtained the jabs of which 4.31 crore obtained first dose whereas 2.17 individuals obtained second dose within the state.
Vaccination drive was formally rolled out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 16 in New Delhi whereas former chief Minister Okay Palaniswami commenced the drive in Madurai in Tamil Nadu on the identical day beneath the AIADMK rule.
Noting that 72 lakh individuals within the state had been but to obtain the second dose, the Minister stated the officers of Higher Chennai Company, medical and household welfare and native administration departments collected the main points of the beneficiaries and the individuals had been being invited to take the jabs.
In the meantime, Subramanian stated 4,381 individuals had been affected by Dengue fever within the state and presently 541 individuals had been beneath remedy.
“Consciousness campaigns on prevention of dengue are being held in addition to conducting fogging operations (to regulate the illness)…,” he stated.
Well being Division Principal Secretary J Radhakrishnan, Higher Chennai Company Commissioner Gagandeep Singh Bedi had been amongst those that had been current on the event.
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