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In UP, Covid-19 vaccination drive for 18+ to begin in all 75 districts in 4 days

Emphasizing on the Guardian Special Campaign of CM Yogi Adityanath, the administration has decided to set up at least two ‘Guardian Special’ booths in every district for the 18+ category.

New Delhi: Aiming to intensify vaccination, UP to run the aggressive vaccination drive for the 18+ category in all the 75 districts of the State in another 4 days. On the instruction of CM Yogi Adityanath, the administration has prepared an action plan to inoculate at least 1000 people a day in scarcely populated districts. For this, the COVID vaccinations centres are being categorized in order to proceed a smooth and swift vaccination.

The decision of the Yogi led government will ramp up the vaccination drive further , increasing the vaccination rate to thrice of what it currently stands. So far the facility was available in only 23 districts. And now it will be taken to remaining 52 districts.

In this regard, Additional Chief Secretary Amit Mohan Prasad said, “the campaign for 18+ is being extended to all the districts of the state from June 1. We have decided to inoculate at least 1000 citizens every day in the less populated districts”.

Out of India’s 20 crore doses, 1.70 jabs given in UP

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With the aim to push anti-COVID vaccination among beneficiaries of this category, ‘Workplace COVID vaccination centres (CVC)’ will be set up in each district. At least four workplace vaccination centres will be established in each district where one will be for the district court, two will be in the government offices and one for the journalist and media personnel along with the employees of Information Department, said Amit Mohan Prasad. Over 50 people will be given doses every day at the Workplace CVC.

In densely populated districts, extra one or two centres will be set up for bank workers, railway and transport department employees etc. in order to boost the vaccination drive.

Also, there is provision for reserving 50 vaccine slots for the category of 45+, taking the daily doses administered at the centre to one hundred. There will be a separate centre for this category.

‘Guardian Special’ booths

Emphasizing on the Guardian Special Campaign of CM Yogi Adityanath, the administration has decided to set up at least two ‘Guardian Special’ booths in every district for the 18+ category. The government aims at vaccinating around 100 parents of children under the age group of 12 years. In districts with high populous, there is a provision of one extra Guardian Special Booth.

CVC in Urban Hub

Ramping up the vaccination in urban areas, the government has ordered to three CVCs so that 100 people can get their doses every day.

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Peri Urban Areas

For vaccination of 18-44 category in the peri urban areas, the government has ordered to set up CVC to administer around 100 doses every day.

CVC in Rural UP.

2 CVC will be established in the rural areas of each district with the intention of vaccinating over 100 villagers a day so that the rural population does not face any problem in getting themselves vaccinated.

The CM has directed the team officials to make all arrangement and ensure adequate stock of vaccine doses to inoculate maximum youths under the campaign.

UP’s aggressive vaccination helped India in achieving the 20 crore landmark.

After the USA, India is the 2nd country to achieve the 20 cr Vaccination doses landmark and Uttar Pradesh’s aggressive Vaccination Drive has efficiently contributed to the national figures as the state has so far administered 1.70 crore vaccine shots, thereby being a leader in terms of vaccination.

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UP is the quickest to administer over 15 lakh doses of doses of vaccine and fastest to begin vaccinating those above the age of 18 years.

According to the official data, Uttar Pradesh has given around 1,70,74,158 jabs so far, of which, over 1,36,81,405 people have been administered the first dose while around 33,93,753 people got their second jab.

In the category of 18-44, around 15,13,293 youths have so far been able to receive a jab in Uttar Pradesh. In the last 24-hour, around 1,51,574 got their first dose administered in this category.