Vaccination in Delhi at 81 places, 4 days a week

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that the vaccination drive against coronavirus will be carried out at 81 centers across the national capital from January 16, on four days in a week.

Arrangements are in place to vaccinate 100 person daily at each of these 81 centers, ensuring inoculation of over 8,000 persons every day. The number of centers will be subsequently increased to 175, and then to 1,000, he added.

The vaccination in the first phase will be conducted on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Addressing a press conference virtually, two days ahead of the launch of the world’s largest vaccination drive in India, Kejriwal said that the vaccination against other diseases will be taken up on Wednesdays and Fridays so that other patients did not suffer.

In all, 2.40 lakh healthcare workers have registered for the vaccination drive in Delhi in the first phase.

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