More than 2 lakh in Mohali yet to get second dose of Covid vaccination

Civil Surgeon Dr Adarshpal Kaur says a large number of people are still not coming for the second vaccination

More than 2 lakh in Mohali yet to get second dose of Covid vaccination

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Tribune News Service

Gaurav Kanthwal

Mohali, January 17

As many as 2,20,964 people in the district have not received their Covidsecond dose even after the due date.

This was stated by Dr Adarshpal Kaur, Civil Surgeon.

She expressed concern that a large number of people are still not coming for the second vaccination."If the second dose is not given on time then there is no point in getting the first dose. Only when both vaccines are given does the body fully regain its ability to fight the virus," she said.

A total of 10,01,792 people have been vaccinated in the district till date; and 6,05,326 people have been given both the doses. In addition, 2,257 people have been given booster dose.

As many as14,645 teenagers in the age group 15-17 have been given the vaccination. The number of beneficiaries above 18 in the district is 7,43,811 and the number of these in the age group 15-17 is 67,214.

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