Karwar, Dec 24, 2021: All Taluks in Uttara Kannada district, except Bhatkal, have achieved more than 90 percent in the Covid vaccination drive.
Giving details about vaccination in the district, Deputy Commissioner Mullai Muhilan said that the vaccination is being administered to various groups in the district since January 16, 2021.
At present 10,51,890 beneficiaries of the target have been vaccinated with the first dose in the district thereby achieving 97.58%.
Karwar, Kumta, Siddapur, Sirsi, Yellapur, and Mundagod Taluks have recorded more than 100 percent vaccination. Bhatkal has recorded 80 percent.
About 26,000 people have not received the first dose vaccination. The district administration is trying to convince them. Of those who took the first dose, 8,64,743 have taken the second dose also (80.22 %). Thus the total vaccination in the district is 19,16,633.
As many as 1,19,628 are yet to take their second dose. They should take the vaccination immediately. The district will also send SMS remainder to the beneficiaries.
“It is essential to obtain a two-dose vaccine to prevent Covid,” the DC said.