Pulse polio: 89 pc children in 5 Thane talukas given doses

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Thane, Feb 1 (PTI) The rural parts of Thane district managed to achieve a target of 89 per cent during the pulse polio drive, officials said on Monday.

As per data from the drive held on Sunday, 1,21,490 children up to the age of five were given the doses from the target pool of 1,36,509, said district health officer Manish Renge.

'Shahapur, Murbad, Bhiwandi, Kalyan and Ambernath talukas achieved 93 per cent, 89 per cent, 88 per cent, 90 per cent and 84 per cent target respectively,' he informed. PTI COR BNM BNM