The government has said the health warriors would be given priority followed by persons with co-morbidity. (Bloomberg)
Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus News January 28 Highlights: An estimated 44 percent of designated beneficiaries earmarked for Wednesday were administered the COVID-19 vaccine in Karnataka, data showed.
With this, the total number of vaccinated in the state so far is 2,66,155, said the data released by the office of the state Health Minister. Out of the 79,022 targeted beneficiaries, 34,551 got the shot till 8.30 pm in 923 sessions.
Cumulatively, the number of healthcare workers vaccinated since January 16 till 8.30 pm Wednesday stands at 2,66,155. It is against the targeted 5,00,407 beneficiaries with a cumulative coverage of 53 per cent.
No major or severe AEFI (Adverse event following immunisation) cases were reported on Saturday, the Health Department said. The government has said the health warriors would be given priority followed by persons with co-morbidity.
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A sub-registrar from Chikkamagaluru district in Karnataka has filed a complaint against Karnataka Revenue Minister R Ashoka’s personal secretary for allegedly demanding a bribe.
In his complaint, sub-registrar H S Chaluvaraju said Gangadhar, an employee in Vidhana Soudha Secretariat’s office and deputed as a personal secretary for Ashoka allegedly demanded money from him during the minister’s visit to Sringeri on Sunday.
Sringeri town police registered a non-cognizable complaint on Monday and said they will seek the government’s permission to register an FIR. Chikkamagaluru SP Hakay Akshay Machindra confirmed receiving the complaint.