Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan, who inspected the administering of the second dose to healthcare staff on the Government Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital right here, mentioned the vaccination drive would quickly be prolonged to the public-.
Speaking to reporters, he mentioned practically 2,27,340 individuals, together with 1.9 lakh well being staff, 19,405 frontline staff and 9,789 police personnel have thus far been vaccinated.
“One needn’t have any apprehensions over the vaccine being administered.
We have given time until February 17 for the frontline staff to register.
Soon, the vaccination drive shall be prolonged to different sections of individuals,” Radhakrishnan mentioned.
He urged all those that had taken the primary dose to avail the second photographs after a spot of 28 days.
Also, with few instances of dengue fever being reported from Alangulam and sure pockets in Tenkasi district, the well being division has suggested all District Collectors to take preventive steps in their districts, Radhakrishnan mentioned.
Tamil Nadu started administering the primary photographs to well being staff from January 16 and the drive was inaugurated by chief minister Ok Palaniswami on the Government Rajaji Hospital in Madurai.
Bharat Biotechs Covaxin and Serum Institutes Covishield vaccines require a two-dose schedule to be administered by means of the intramuscular route.
As of February 12, Tamil Nadu has logged 8,44,173 lakh instances, whereas the toll stands at 12,408.
A complete of 8,27,480 individuals have recovered.