In a major vaccination drive initiative , Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced that booths in Delhi will be turned into vaccination centres and booth-level officers will visit all the households to book slots for people in the 45 plus age group under the Jahan Vote, Wahan Vaccination’ campaign.
There are 57 lakh people in Delhi in the 45 plus age group and of them, 27 lakh have been given the first dose of the vaccine while 30 lakh are yet to get the jab, Kejriwal said in an online briefing.
“We have noticed that people in the 45 plus age group are not coming to vaccination centres set up by the Delhi government and vaccines are not being utilised,” he said.
There are around 280 wards in Delhi. The BLOs will visit households in 72 wards from Tuesday to identify and send eligible persons for vaccination at the polling booths, he said.