Bommai directed district collectors to raise the average vaccination coverage of the first and second dose to the level of State’s by the end of the month in districts which are lagging behind.
Beneficiaries who have received Covaxin and Covishield will be eligible for the booster dose of the same make.
A survey on the vaccination of parents was conducted by teachers, and the statistics were given to the department of instruction but this data proves to be tough to validate.
Of the record doses on a single day, 1,85,488 doses were administered in the Bengaluru municipal limits, followed by Belagavi with 99,973 doses, the minister said.
Sandesh said he is more than happy to be the first recipient in Mysuru among his friends.