Walk in, get vaccinated
In order to give the
The vaccinator, however, has to take a final call on this and the only criterion is that the candidate should have been registered on the CoWIN app.
He expressed displeasure over the current inoculation numbers. Out of the 1.82 lakh registered beneficiaries, only 33,000 could be vaccinated so far (till January 22 night). “We initially had thought to vaccinate all the registered frontline workers within three days and then revised it to seven days. However, the numbers are still not encouraging. If all of us work together, we can reach our target.”
To intensify the inoculation process,
On a positive note, it looks like that many frontline workers are slowly coming out of the vaccine hesitancy.
During Saturday’s meeting, many hospitals petitioned the BBMP to allow people to register now. “Earlier, many were not ready for registration. However, now many are coming forward and want to take a shot. So, we request the BBMP to allow them for registration,” said a doctor. Reacting to this, Prasad said that the platform was still open and people can be registered within the next two days and they will get vaccination at later dates.
All private institutions with more than 100 workers should be uploaded as a session site. “Plan vaccination in such a way that activity at each health facility can be completed in two to three days.
For example, if there are 600 beneficiaries at a health facility, six vaccination teams can be deployed for one day or three vaccination teams for two days. Prior
intimation of dates should be intimated to all staff and entered in the CoWIN app,” Prasad told hospitals.
Meanwhile, many hospitals raised a question whether patients under cardiac care can get vaccinated. Officials said that as per the protocol received by the Centre, they can be allowed.
Airport staff to get vaccines
Following a demand made by Bangalore International Airport Managing Director and CEO Hari K Marar, the