Friday, September 24, 2021

Karnataka govt targets to fully vaccinate entire adult population by Nov end: State Health Minister Dr. K. Sudhakar

Karnataka Health and Medical Education Minister Dr. K. Sudhakar has said that they are working with a target to fully vaccinate the entire adult population by the end of November.

He was speaking to media persons after holding a video conference with Deputy Commissioners and Zilla Panchayat Chief Executive Officers of 23 districts which are lagging behind in vaccination coverage.

AIR correspondent reports, Karnataka Health Minister Dr. K. Sudhakar has said that he has instructed the District Administration to speed up coverage and complete the first dose for all by the end of this month.

He informed that the target is set to complete both the doses for all by November.

The Minister also said that he has sought progress on COVID testing, setting up of oxygen plants and other civil works taken up in the District Hospitals.

On detection of Nipah virus in Kerala and death of a 12-year old boy, the Minister said that strict measures are taken to ensure that the virus does not spread in Karnataka.

Similar vigilance is in place to check the third wave.

On permission to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi in the state, the Minister said that guidelines have been issued to ensure that the pandemic does not spread due to public gathering.

He said, a separate guideline will be issued for districts where the positivity rate is above two per cent.

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