Even as Tamil Nadu successfully conducted mega vaccination camps against Covid-19 in September, administering 1.08 crore doses in just 20 days,
Kerala's overall Covid cases breached 41 lakh as its consistently high daily numbers showed no signs of a let-up, with the state once again witnessing over 30,000 new infections yesterday.
Overall, in the country since January, over 54 crore vaccine doses have been administered, but less than 12 crore Indians are fully vaccinated yet.
This is the first time that the city civic authority has suspended the inoculation drive this month due to shortage of vaccines.
India is headed towards the fourth wave of the coronavirus, which could cause irreparable damage to its population and economy. It can only be stopped by public awareness, sacrifice and cooperation.
Vaccination drive likely to be affected, if supplies do not reach here immediately