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Thane District Health Department received 1.3 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine

Out of the total 74,000 vials 62,750 will be used for government and private health workers, who have been registered in Thane district for the first phase. While the remaining 10 per cent will be kept as the additional stock of vaccines.

Thane District Health Department received 1.3 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine
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On Wednesday, January 13, Thane District Health Department received 1.3 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine, which will be distributed in three districts Thane, Raigad and Palghar. Of the total vials, it will be divided as -- Thane 74,000 for Thane, 19,000 for Palghar and Raigad district will get 9,000 doses of vaccine.

Vaccines will be delivered to 29 vaccination centers in Thane district. Out of the total 74,000 vials 62,750 will be used for government and private health workers, who have been registered in Thane district for the first phase. While the remaining 10 per cent will be kept as the additional stock of vaccines.

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A total of 100 beneficiaries will be vaccinated daily in each center in Maharashtra. The vaccine will be given on January 16 at Rosa Gardenia, Koras, Kalwa and Kausa health centers in Thane.

Classification of vaccine doses according to the municipal Corporation areas

Thane: 19,100

Kalyan – Dombivali: 5,800

Navi Mumbai: 21,250

Ulhasnagar: 5,300

Bhiwandi: 3,300

Mira Bhayander: 8000

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the nationwide vaccination on January 16 through video conferencing. Vaccination drive will be implemented in the state as per the regulations issued by the Central Government.

However, just two days before the commence of the “much-awaited” COVID-19 vaccination drive, the Maharashtra health department revealed that the vaccine will be available for the general public only after six-seven months or a year after the nationwide inoculation exercise begins.

Read More: COVID-19 vaccination for general public may take 6 months to a year: Maharashtra Health Dept.

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