How will the Corona be treated when the backlog of the second dose of vaccine crosses two lakhs
Vaccination is badly affected due to the severe shortage of vaccines in Dehradun. Now the crisis has started hovering over the second dose as well
Vaccination is badly affected due to the severe shortage of vaccines in Dehradun. Now the crisis has started hovering over the second dose as well. In Doon, more than two lakh nine thousand 703 people got the Covishield vaccine 1st dose and have completed their required gap of 84 days but due to the limited number of vaccines, they are not able to get the 2nd dose of vaccines. The department is demanding a large number of vaccines. According to the data of the department, the target is to vaccinate nine lakh people in the category of 18 plus and five lakh people in the category of 45 plus in the district. In the category of 18 plus, two lakh 56 thousand 241 people have been given the first dose and 6909 people have been given the second dose. In the category of 45 plus, 391814 people got the first dose and 160826 got the second dose.
The total dose of Covishield which has been given is 651067 out of which a total of 290703 2nd doses has been due. At the same time, 63391 people have taken the first dose of Covaxine. The second dose is due to 24290 people. On Sunday, the team of District Immunization Officer Dr. Sudhir Pandey, District Covin Portal in charge of Dr. Aditya Singh reviewed the entire data and made a strategy to eliminate the backlog. Demand has been made to the state that the maximum number of vaccines should be given to them. Only 14000 doses of Covishield and only 16920 doses of Covaxine were left in the district on Sunday. According to District Immunization Officer Dr. Sudhir Pandey, because of the shortage of Covishield dose, instructions have been given to the centers not to apply the first dose.