Covid vaccine: 55% target achieved in Bengaluru

The BBMP reached 55% of its target on Wednesday.  

Published: 21st January 2021 06:57 AM  |   Last Updated: 21st January 2021 06:57 AM   |  A+A-

A medic shows a Covishield vaccine vial after the virtual launch of the vaccination drive by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Photo | Ashish Krishna, EPS)

A medic shows a COVID-19 vaccine vial (Photo | Ashish Krishna, EPS)

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: The BBMP reached 55% of its target on Wednesday. Of 6,836 people who were meant to receive the vaccine, only 3,803 people got it. Dasarahalli zone had the lowest number of beneficiaries at 138 out of 259 targeted people. The West Zone was the best performing with 1,886 of the slotted 3,226 people taking the shot. Private facilities had more beneficiaries with 2,708 people and more session sites with 58 centres, as opposed to the government which had 1,095 beneficiaries and 21 vaccine sites.


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