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COVID vaccine roll-out: Maharashtra sees its highest turnout so far at 76%

Meanwhile, the vaccination drive in Mumbai received a boost yesterday, after the civic body allowed walk-ins for healthcare workers, as the city vaccinated 3,539 volunteers against the set daily target of 3,852 volunteers.

COVID vaccine roll-out: Maharashtra sees its highest turnout so far at 76%
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On Friday, January 22, a total of 21,610 health workers in Maharashtra were inoculated across 282 centres. The state achieved its highest percentage of turnout on Friday at 76 per cent, owing to the decision to allow walk-ins for HCWs at the centres to get the vaccine. Of the shots given, 318 were Covaxin, developed by Bharat Biotech, Vyas said.

Moreover, Beed district has the highest number of vaccinations at 151 per cent, whereas Hingoli, Amravati, Wardha, Jalna and Osmanabad districts followed with more than 100 per cent vaccination as of 7 pm on Friday.

Dr Pradeep Vyas, state health secretary, said since the vaccination drive commenced on January 16, 74,000 HCWs in Maharashtra have been inoculated.

Meanwhile, the vaccination drive in Mumbai received a boost yesterday, after the civic body allowed walk-ins for healthcare workers, as the city vaccinated 3,539 volunteers against the set daily target of 3,852 volunteers. It was thus able to achieve 92 per cent of its daily vaccination target. This was the city's highest achievement rate since January 16 when the nationwide vaccination drive COVID-19 started.

COVID-19 vaccination statistics across the state: Akola (205, 68 per cent), Amravati (557, 111 per cent), Buldhana (256, 43 per cent), Washim (298, 99 per cent), Yavatmal (500, 83 per cent), Aurangabad (772, 77 per cent), Hingoli (234, 117 per cent), Jalna (436, 109 per cent), Parbhani (242, 61 per cent), Kolhapur (763, 69 per cent), Ratnagiri (309, 62 per cent), Sangli (545, 61 per cent), Sindhudurg (195, 65 per cent), Beed (757, 151 per cent), Latur (439, 73 per cent), Nanded (296, 59 per cent), Osmanabad (309, 103 per cent), Mumbai (1361, 91 per cent), Mumbai Suburbs (2030, 85 per cent), Bhandara (263, 88 per cent), Chandrapur (539, 90 per cent), Gadchiroli (439, 98 per cent), Gondia (259), 86 per cent), Nagpur (1020, 85 per cent), Wardha (657, 110 per cent), Ahmednagar (810, 68 per cent), Dhule (370, 93 per cent), Jalgaon (543, 78 per cent), Nandurbar (304, 76 per cent), Nashik (916, 70 per cent), Pune (1275, 44 per cent), Satara (735, 82 per cent), Solapur (584, 53 per cent), Palghar (342, 86 per cent), Thane (1805, 78 per cent), Raigad (245, 61 per cent).

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