Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (MS)
Mangaluru, Dec 4: Demand for Covid vaccine is increasing in the district due to the onset of Omicron variant of Covid. People who were not showing any interest in taking vaccines even during the vaccine campaign are coming forward to take the vaccine by themselves.
The number of people who have received the vaccine in the second week of November is double that of the first week. In the third week it shot up to three times. In the last week of November it created a record by crossing one lac mark. In the month of November 2,81,795 people have taken vaccines in the district.
Nodal officer for vaccination Dr B V Rajesh said that ASHA workers, activists of Anganwadi, schools, colleges, rural development departments are creating awareness among the public.
Vaccination centres are functioning in Mangaluru City Corporation office, deputy commissioner’s office and malls. Around 100 PHCs are also administering vaccines.