COVID-19 vaccination for frontline personnel in Telangana to begin from Saturday

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Hyderabad, Feb 5 (PTI) COVID-19 vaccination for frontline personnel, including police,municipal, panchayat raj and revenue staff, would begin in Telangana from Saturday.

The total number of these beneficiaries is 1,88,402, an official release said on Friday.

The state government has conducted inoculation for government and private healthcare personnel since the programme began on January 16.

The cumulative number of personnel vaccinated as of Friday was 1,93,485, it said.

Meanwhile, state Health Minister Eatala Rajender told reporters that the spread of COVID-19 is on the wane in the state with only a few hundred cases being reported daily.

The number of deaths is also either one or two per day, he said.PTI SJR BN ADMINISTRATOR BN ADMINISTRATOR