Covid 19: In Maharashtra Over 1 Crore People Skipped Second Dose

In Maharashtra, the number of individuals who haven’t taken their second dose of the Covid19 vaccine post completion of the necessitated interval has crossed a crore threshold, reports stated. So far Maharashtra has administered the first dose to 87 percent of its eligible population.

However, the full vaccination mark is near 55 percent. On Tuesday, the public health department provided a certain data which highlighted that 1.05 crore citizens, almost 92 lakh  who taken the Covishield vaccine, while 10.6 lakh who have taken the Covaxin shot have defaulted when it came to take their second dose. 

On the other hand Mumbai is the only district to have crossed the second dose coverage to almost 80 percent. Nonetheless, the island city  has over seven lakh people who haven’t taken their second jab. In spite of the reports claiming that the Omicron variant of coronavirus cause breakthrough infections, experts have explained that vaccination will be the most effective mechanism to curb not just hospitalization but also deaths.

According to account, data from the state highlight that Pune trailing by Mumbai has the utmost numbers of individuals who have not taken their second jab of the Covishield vaccine at 11.6 lakh and 6.5 lakh respectively. Similarly Buldhana has the highest number of defaulters due for their second jab of the Covaxin dose.

Moreover in Mumbai, ward rooms have been given the responsibility of calling such people. The BMC has also commenced night vaccination drives to ensure maximum vaccination coverage in the city.


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