The pace of Kovid vaccination in the district is sluggish. According to the Health Department, only 2.5 lakh people have been vaccinated in 3 months, whereas according to the 2011 census, the population of the district is 31 lakh. This is the situation when preparations are going on on a war footing to deal with the possible third wave of Corona. The worst situation is in rural areas. Where even after lakhs of efforts of the administration, people are running away from vaccination. In such a situation, the battle with Karona is not looking easy.
so many centers
More than 2 dozen vaccination centers have been set up in the district to administer the corona vaccine. In which three centers urban, 16 rural, two women special, two guardian special, one other center and four workplace vaccination centers have also been set up. Vaccination of people above 45 years of age at all CVC centers as well as those in the age group of 18 to 44 years has started from June 1, but so far only 2 lakh 51 thousand 7 hundred 27 people have been vaccinated in the district. Could have happened. In which 1 lakh 93 thousand 176 people got the first dose and 49 thousand 201 people got the second dose. From June 1 to June 8, 9350 people in the age group of 18 to 44 have been vaccinated, while the population of this age group is about 25 lakhs.
Worst vaccination situation in rural areas
Health workers and frontline workers were first vaccinated to deal with the infection. Then those over 60 years of age were vaccinated. People above 45 years of age are being vaccinated from April and from June 1, all people above 18 years are being vaccinated, but people are not taking enthusiasm in vaccination. The worst situation is in rural areas. Where people are running away from vaccination.
According to some villagers, till the vaccination camp is not organized in every village like polio vaccination, then the target of 100% vaccination cannot be achieved, because the people of the village are finding it difficult to go to the vaccination center. is not less.
Vaccination will probably not be completed even in 5 years
According to the 2011 census, the population of the district is 31 lakhs, but only 2.5 lakh people have been vaccinated in 3 months. In terms of population, this figure is less than 10 percent. In such a situation, if the speed of vaccination remains the same, then the vaccination of people across the district will not be completed even in 5 years.
After the announcement of free corona vaccine to all, how will the vaccination be done in Chhattisgarh, the health minister told
CMO Dr Alok Pandey said that the department is fully engaged to increase the vaccination. For this, CVC centers have been made according to the workplace. Vaccination camps are being organized by sending teams to the villages. Vaccination is also being done at hospitals in rural areas.