The suspects allegedly broke into the PHC and also looted BCG, DPT and OPV vaccines along with computers and tyres of an autorickshaw parked on the premises.
The state has established 2,359 PHCs in the state, which is 822 more than the IPHS guidelines, the government said.
On the other hand, special medical camps are being set up in villages to prevent the spread of seasonal diseases.
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According to officials, the PHC is always crowded because it covers four wards and six sectors of the Tiruchy Corporation.
He also pointed out that the State Government was awaiting the Centre’s guidelines on vaccination for children.
The PHC at Shankarapura village of Mandya district is run from two classrooms of a school.
The State’s PHCs was ranked first alongside those of Manipur and Haryana, whereas its UPHCs came second along with those of Mizoram and Haryana.
Subsequent to the confirmation, Lakshmi was admitted to the PHC for observation and discharged on Tuesday afternoon.
Health Minister Alla Nani on Monday said in order to prevent spread of seasonal diseases, special preventive measures are being taken at urban, rural and Agency areas across the State.
The Joint Collector has directed the officials concerned to speed up the ongoing works progressing at PHCs under Nadu-Nedu programme and make them ready for certification by NQAS.
The shortage of Covaxin is because the vaccine is being allotted only in 14-18 Urban Primary Health Centers (UPHCs), whereas there are over 25 GHMC-run centres for Covishield.
Around eight vials of Covishield vaccine were seized from the house of a staff nurse of an Urban Primary Health Centre (UPHC) on Sunday.
Tempers flared at Dharmapuri Urban Primary Health Centre in Sandhaipettai after a woman was administered with a wrong Covid vaccine on Wednesday.
The officer and two doctors from his team are visiting each PHC to assess details of staff, if any training is required and how they need to be empowered.