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More than 6000 were injected with precautionary dose in twin districts

As the precautionary doses started on Monday, Senior citizens, health care workers, and frontline workers arrived in good numbers as a total of 6,841 people received the precautionary dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts on the first day of the drive. While 2,524 people received the precautionary dose in Dakshina Kannada, 4,317 received it in the Udupi district.

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A fair number of senior citizens showed up to receive the precautionary dose at the AYUSH Block of the Government Wenlock Hospital in Mangalore on Monday morning. One among them was 65-year-old K.R. Kamath. He was the first to receive a token after the Health Department staff verified if the beneficiary had received his second dose nine months ago.
A total of 10,021 people were vaccinated in Dakshina Kannada on Monday taking the number of vaccinated people to 30.68 lakh. Of these, 16.95 lakh are in the 18-44 age category, 8.06 lakh in the 45-60 category,- and 5.03 lakh aged 60 and above. There are 63,475 in the 15-17 year category.

District Health and Family Welfare Officer said that steps are being taken to give the first dose to around 80,000 people aged above 18. A large number of school and college drop-outs fall in this group. A gram panchayat-wise list of these people has been made. Vaccination for this group will be carried out alongside vaccinating those in the 15-17 age group and also giving precautionary doses, he said.

In the Udupi district, 9,951 people were vaccinated on Monday taking the total number of vaccine recipients to 18.67 lakh. While 9.57 lakh are in the 18-44 age category, 5.01 lakh are in the 45-60 category. There are 3.74 lakh people aged above 60 and 34,480 in the 15-17 age group.

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