Mumbai, Jul 14: (*35*) women will probably be administered COVID-19 vaccines at 35 inoculation centres in Mumbai from July 15, town civic physique stated on Wednesday. A Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) spokesperson stated pregnant women will probably be given precedence whereas administering jabs at these 35 designated vaccination centres.
On the advice of ‘National Vaccination Technical Advisory Group’ and ‘National Expert Group’ on COVID-19 vaccination, the Union authorities has added pregnant women in the inoculation record, a BMC launch stated.
(*35*) women contaminated with COVID-19, who’ve been handled with monoclonal antibodies or convalescent plasma, may be vaccinated after 12 weeks of restoration, the civic physique stated.
According to the BMC’s well being division, expectant moms are extra doubtless to catch a extreme an infection of COVID-19 than different women.
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Also, pregnant women contaminated with COVID-19 have the next fee of untimely supply.
A complete of 62,33,629 residents have been inoculated towards coronavirus in the metropolis until Wednesday. Of these, 13,68,580 beneficiaries have acquired the second dose as effectively, the BMC stated.
Presently, Mumbai has 407 energetic COVID-19 vaccination centres – 286 of the BMC, 20 run by the Maharashtra authorities and 101 personal centres.