Karnataka Health and Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar informed today that all eligible citizens will be vaccinated against COVID virus by the end of December. He was speaking after Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa launched Maha Vaccination Abhiyan in Bengaluru today.
AIR Correspondent reports, the state has a stock of 15 lakh doses of Covishield and six to seven lakh doses of Covaxin. More than 1.86 crore doses have been administered in the state in 13,000 vaccination centres. The plan is to achieve 70 to 80 doses per centre per day to meet the target by December.
The Minister has said that awareness about the importance of vaccines has increased now. He added that people have now realised that the vaccine is the best way of protection against virus. He noted that the Central Government has praised Karnataka’s model in publishing data with transparency on the pandemic.