Special drive in Tripura to expedite vaccination

Agartala (Tripura) March 13 (ANI): To expedite the COVID-19 vaccination drive in the capital city of Tripura, Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) has taken up a special drive to ensure a maximum number of eligible people get jabbed, said its Commissioner Siddharth Shiv Jaiswal. The decision was taken after a meeting of the officials of the National Health Mission Tripura, state Health and Family Welfare Department, Agartala Municipal Corporation, and representatives of various clubs and social organizations. According to the NHM Tripura, out of the total 3.85 lakh above 60 years population throughout the state around 70,000-80,0000 live in the AMC, while out of the total 4-5 lakh in the 45 to 60 years, around 1 lakh resides in AMC.