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On the one hand, the cases of corona are increasing continuously in the country and on the other hand there is a lot of negligence among the people regarding the second dose of Kovid vaccination in Gorakhpur. In Gorakhpur district, 64,0558 people have not administered the second dose even after the completion of time. It also includes more than 41 thousand children and adolescents (12 to 14 years). The Health Department says that the protection cycle is not complete without the second dose. Therefore, those people whose time is over, they should come to the booths and get vaccinated.
condition of second dose in gorakhpur
Actually, the Kovid vaccination campaign started on 16 January 2021 in Gorakhpur district. So far 35,60,099 people have been given the first dose. In this, 6.40 lakh people have not got the second dose even after the completion of time. The vaccination of children and adolescents aged 12 to 14 years started on March 16 last. He is being administered the Corbevax vaccine.
The time of 41,871 children and adolescents is over, but they have not got the second dose done yet. 4,94,667 people are exposed to Covidshield and 1,04,020 people are deprived of the second dose of Covaccine. The Health Department has started an awareness campaign in the villages through ASHA workers. People are being encouraged to get vaccinated. Despite this, people are not coming forward.
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Only 15% people took vigilance dose
A similar situation is also being seen of booster dose i.e. vigilance dose. Even people are not showing interest in getting vigilance dose. Against 4,97,926 people, so far only 74,948 people have been given this dose. It has maximum health workers and frontline workers. Among the general citizens, the number of people above 60 years of age is 21,235 and the number of people between 18 and 59 years is 22,87.
The team will go door-to-door to vaccinate
Gorakhpur CMO Dr. Ashutosh Kumar Dubey says that vaccination is going on continuously from the department. Our teams in villages are also motivating people for this. We have done 102% vaccination in the first dose. Most people have already taken the second dose, but some people are not coming forward. ASHA workers have been instructed to make a list of those who have not received the second dose. Based on that, vaccination will be done by sending a team to their village.