A file 1.37 million individuals had been vaccinated in opposition to Covid-19 an infection in Andhra Pradesh in a single day on Sunday, state medical and well being division mentioned on Monday. The mega drive started at 6 am and continued past 10 pm throughout which greater than 1.37 million residents had been vaccinated.
Out of the whole 1,372,481 vaccine doses delivered, 164,308 got within the West Godavari district adopted by 155,299 in East Godavari, 140,583 in Krishna, 111,784 in Visakhapatnam, 106,698 in Guntur, 102,698 in Prakasam, 102,179 in Chittoor, 88,558 in Srikakulam, 87,760 in Anantapur, 79,098 in Nellore, 79,007 in Kurnool, 78,014 in Kadapa and 63,314 in Vizianagaram.
The drive concerned 4,589 vaccination centres and 28,917 medical and para medical workers, in addition to 40,000 Accredited Social Well being Activists (ASHA) and one other 5,000 assistants, the well being division mentioned.
Commissioner of well being Katamaneni Bhaskar mentioned the earlier file of 632,780 doses administered in a single day on April 14 additionally belonged to Andhra Pradesh.
The opposite cases of excessive variety of Covid-19 vaccine administration in a single day had been: 585,267 in Bihar on June 16; 579,161 in Andhra Pradesh on Might 27; 541,923 in Maharashtra on April 26; 525,916 in Rajasthan on April 7; 519,624 in Gujarat on April 3, 513,489 and 508,995 doses on April 5 and 12 respectively in Uttar Pradesh and 503,124 doses in Madhya Pradesh on June 14.
“It’s a exceptional achievement by the state well being division. It has proved that our medical group and different workers members can take up [the task of] administering over a million vaccinations a day, if the Centre maintains the availability,” Bhaskar mentioned.
He complimented the district collectors of Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, West Godavari, Krishna and Guntur for vaccinating a couple of lakh individuals on a single day.