356 in 18-44 age group vaccinated on Day 2 in Panchkula

356 in 18-44 age group vaccinated on Day 2 in Panchkula

An 18+ girl gets her first jab at Ayush Dispensary in Sector 9, Panchkula, on Monday. RAVI KUMAR

Tribune News Service

Panchkula, May 3

As many as 356 people in the 18-44 age group got vaccinated at five centres on the second day of the third phase of the vaccination drive here today.

Overall, 1,409 people were vaccinated.

The drive for 18-plus had begun yesterday at a centre and only 89 were vaccinated.

Tomorrow, the vaccination for the age group will take place at six centres — Government Ayurvedic Dispensary, Sector 9; Government Dispensary, Sector 25; Urban Health Centre, Sector 16; Primary Health Centre (PHC), Pinjore; Primary Health Centre, Kot; and Community Health Centre, Raipur Rani.

For those above 45 years, the Health Department has announced different time slots as per the age group to ensure a smooth administration of vaccine at four urban sites — Sector 26 Polyclinic, MDC Sector 4 dispensary, Sector 12-A dispensary, Sector 21 dispensary.

The sites had been witnessing chaos from the past few days due to a limited availability of vaccines.

Beneficiaries above 70 years will now be vaccinated between 9 am and 11 am while the vaccination of people between 50 and 70 years will be conducted between 11 am and 12.30 pm.

The vaccination for 45-50 years will take place between 12.30 pm and 2 pm.

Time slots

Above 70 years

9 am to 11 am

50-70 years

11 am to 12.30 pm

45-50 years

12.30 pm to 2 pm

4 deaths, 250 cases in Panchkula

Panchkula: The district on Monday reported 250 fresh coronavirus cases and four Covid deaths. All deceased had comorbidities. While the death toll has reached 221, the active caseload stands at 2,021. Of the 21,937 cases reported so far, 19,695 patients have recovered. TNS

Today’s schedule

On Tuesday, the vaccination for the 18-44 age group will take place at six centres — Ayurvedic Dispensary, Sector 9; Sec 25 Government Dispensary; Urban Health Centre, Sector 16; PHC, Pinjore; PHC, Kot; and Community Health Centre, Raipur Rani.

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