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BMC aims to vaccinate over 3,000 healthcare workers on Day 4

Health minister Rajesh Tope said the glitches in the Co-WIN app is creating confusion among beneficiaries and there is still some hesitation among the healthcare workers regarding the vaccination. There was no vaccine drive on Thursday, January 21.

BMC aims to vaccinate over 3,000 healthcare workers on Day 4
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On Friday, January 22, which is the fourth day of vaccination in the city, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) aims to vaccinate over 3,000 healthcare workers.

After the civic body decided to allow 'walk in' vaccination for the registered healthcare workers (HCW), on January 20, the third day of COVID-19 vaccination saw an impressive surge in the number of recipients in the state — 68 per cent as compared to 52 per cent the previous day.

The vaccination drive began in the city on January 16 wherein 1,926 healthcare workers were vaccinated (around 48 per cent of the targeted total). On Tuesday and Wednesday, January 19 and 20, 50 per cent and 52 per cent of the targeted total was vaccinated across 10 vaccination centres in the city.

Apart from this, BMC has also appealed to private hospitals and private nursing homes to educate their staff to go and get vaccinated if they are eligible in phase 1.

In the three days of vaccination since January 16, a total of 51,650 health workers have been vaccinated.

Health minister Rajesh Tope said the glitches in the Co-WIN app is creating confusion among beneficiaries and there is still some hesitation among the healthcare workers regarding the vaccination. There was no vaccine drive on Thursday, January 21. It resumed on Friday, January 22 and will be continued on Saturday, January 23.

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