Daijiworld Media Network - Udupi (MS)
Udupi, Jan 18: It is reported that two people have fallen sick after taking the coronavirus vaccine in the city.
DMO Dr Sudhindra Chandra Sooda informed that they were administered the vaccines in Udupi city primary health care centre and Dr T M A Pai hospital.
Both reportedly had mild stomach pain after taking the vaccine. Doctors said that there is no relation between the vaccine and the stomach ache the two people developed. According to the doctors, it is due to anxiety and curiosity of taking the vaccine.
The doctors said that both the patients are fine now. Forty health workers of Dr TMA Pai hospital took the vaccine on Sunday. So far 286 people have taken the coronavirus vaccine in the district.
After clarity is available in AEFI (Adverse Event Following Immunization) cases the numbers can be confirmed on Monday or Tuesday as per the information shared by DMO Dr Sooda.
Dr Sooda also said that he himself, district nodal officer Dr Prashanth Bhat and district CRH officer Dr M G Rama took the vaccine on Saturday. He also informed that most of the registered people did not receive the call from the Covid platform on Saturday. So only 286, out of the registered 538 people could be administered the vaccine on Saturday.
On Sunday, four cases of Covid-19 are reported in the district of Udupi. With this, the total number of Covid-19 cases reported so far in the district has gone up to 23,222. Till Sunday, January 17, 189 people have died due to coronavirus in the district.