Karnataka Bengaluru News January 7 Highlights: The Karnataka government is all set to conduct a dry-run for Covid-19 vaccination across the state on Friday which will be held in 263 places.
The first dry vaccine drive was held on January 2 in five districts Bengaluru, Kalaburagi, Shivamogga, Mysuru and Belagavi. This time, according to the state health department it will be carried out in six centres in each of the state’s 30 districts, and will cover district hospitals, medical college hospital (government and private), Urban Primary Health Centres, taluk hospitals, Primary Health Centres, Community Health Centres, and private hospitals.
“Vaccination drive should be a people’s movement, once we get the vaccine”, said Health Minister Dr.Sudhakar after his meeting with Union Health Minister Dr.Harshvardhan through virtual meeting on Thursday.
Sudhakar said that a detailed discussion was carried out with the Union Government regarding preparation and distribution of Covid vaccine. “We are conducting a vaccination dry run at 263 places on January 8. Earlier it was planned at 3 locations in each district, but we have prepared to conduct at 7 locations in each district. This dry run will be held at 24 district hospitals, 20 medical colleges, 43 taluk hospitals, 31 community health centres, 87 primary health centres, 30 urban primary health care centres and 28 private health centres across the state,” the minister explained.
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