Good response to Covid vaccine mela, 96% target achieved

While a total of 71,564 people took their first dose, 93,223 took their second dose. In all, 1,64,787 people were jabbed in government and private hospitals on Friday. 

Published: 28th August 2021 07:08 AM  |   Last Updated: 28th August 2021 07:08 AM   |  A+A-

A health worker administers a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to a beneficiary at Mallesawara, in Bengaluru on Tuesday.

A health worker administers a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to a beneficiary at Mallesawara, in Bengaluru on Tuesday. (Photo | EPS/Shriram BN)

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: There was a good response to the government’s vaccination mela on Friday. Against the BBMP target to vaccinate 1.25 lakh people, health officials were able to administer 1,20,124 doses, attaining 96% of the set target.  

According to BBMP, 100% success was achieved in East Zone, 101% in South Zone, 103% in West Zone and 121% in Bommanahalli, while 85% was achieved in Mahadevapura, 75% in RR Nagar, 74% in Yelahanka and 69% in Dasarahalli, at 7.30pm.  While a total of 71,564 people took their first dose, 93,223 took their second dose. In all, 1,64,787 people were jabbed in government and private hospitals on Friday. 



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