Over 20k private healthcare personnel get COVID-19 vaccine in Telangana

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Hyderabad, Jan 28 (PTI) As many as 20,636 healthcare personnel in the private sector were administered the COVID-19 vaccine in Telangana on Thursday, the government said.

The number of personnel planned to be inoculated during the day was 45,973 and the state recorded around 45 per cent coverage, an official release said.

The cumulative number of beneficiariesvaccinated since January 16 stood at 1,51,243 and the overall percentage was 58, it said.

No serious/severe case of AEFI (adverse events following immunisation) was reported on Thursday, the release said, adding three people who had minor issues were stable, it said.

All 33 districts in the state conducted the vaccination drive for the private healthcare personnel and it would continue on Friday, the release said.

The exercise to vaccinate private healthcare workers began on January 25 after covering those in the government hospitals and other priority sectors. PTI SJR VS VS