Telangana: Corporate hospitals start COVID19 vaccination

Telangana vaccinated 47.4 per cent of the beneficiaries on 25 January. Of the total 42,915 beneficiaries who were to be vaccinated on Monday, only 20,359 were vaccinated at 489 session sites.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  25 Jan 2021 4:16 PM GMT
Telangana: Corporate hospitals start COVID19 vaccination

Hyderabad: Telangana has started to vaccinate Private and Corporate healthcare workers on January 25.

All the top doctors of the corporate hospital participated in the vaccination drive.


Telangana vaccinated 47.4 per cent of the beneficiaries on 25 January. Of the total 42,915 beneficiaries who were to be vaccinated on Monday, only 20,359 were vaccinated at 489 session sites.

The state has vaccinated around 1,30,607 health care workers till Monday, which is around 61 per cent of the total beneficiaries.

It should be recalled that on January 16, the first day of vaccination, the state vaccinated around 92 per cent beneficiaries.

Meanwhile, five cases of adverse events following immunization (AEFI) were reported on Monday. All are stable, said the government.

The total number of health care workers who have received the COVID-19 vaccine in India stood at 19.5 lakh (19,50,183) till 7 p.m on Monday, as per the provisional report.

On Monday of the nationwide vaccination, 3,34,679 beneficiaries were vaccinated till 7 p.m through 7,171 sessions.

Meanwhile, in the state, Telangana Health Minister Eatala Rajender has ordered immediate completion of the pending construction of the hospital buildings.

The minister asked the officials to ensure every new building is fully equipped with facilities such as oxygen pipelines, fire extinguishers, lift and transformer. He also asked these elements should be included in the tenders.

The minister asked to provide details of pending bills of medical equipment, medicines and building structures. "All hospitals should be made available expeditiously. The teaching hospitals, Medical Council hospitals and hospitals upgraded from the primary health centre should be made fully available," added the minister.



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