Maha: Aurangabad achieves 61 pc of COVID-19 vaccination target

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Aurangabad, Jan 28 (PTI) At least 61 per cent of beneficiaries have taken the COVID-19 vaccine shot during the immunisation drive in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district so far, an official said on Thursday.

Of the targeted 8,800 people, 5,327 have been administered the vaccine in the seven days of the vaccination drive that began on January 16, the official said.

As many as 1,206 beneficiaries were inoculated on Wednesday, he said.

The vaccination graph was at 58 per cent on January 25 and went up to 67 per cent by Wednesday evening, the official said.

At least 174 cases of adverse effects following immunisation have been reported and all are minor, he said.

Meanwhile, the district recorded 32 fresh COVID-19 cases on Wednesday that have taken the tally to 46,848, an official said.

The district has recorded 45,510 recoveries and 1,235 casualties, he said.

There are currently 105 active cases in Aurangabad, he added. PTI AW ARU ARU