Maharashtra government has decided to give free COVID – 19 vaccinations to all citizens. The cabinet under the leadership of CM Uddhav Thackeray has decided to provide free #COVID19 vaccination to all the citizens of Maharashtra aged between 18-44 years, read a statement from CMO , Maharashtra
Earlier, With over 3.88 lakh more people receiving the COVID-19 jabs in Maharashtra, the overall immunisation count in the state has crossed 1.53 crore, a health official said on Wednesday.
At least 3,88,247 eligible people were inoculated on Tuesday, the official said. Of them, 4,017 healthcare workers received the first dose of the vaccine, while 9,899 were given the second dose, he said.
As many as 20,276 and 13,753 frontline workers were administered the first and second jabs, respectively, on Tuesday, the official said.
In the above 45-year category, 2,12,699 people received the first dose and 1,27,603 the second dose, the official said, adding 65,140 people were inoculated in Mumbai alone.
According to the Maharashtra health department, the state has inoculated a total of 1,53,37,832 people so far, including 25,15,076 in Mumbai alone.
As many as 10,99,415 healthcare workers had received the first dose, while 6,09,790 had received their second dose, it was stated.
Similarly, 12,74,492 frontline workers have received the first dose, while 4,58,586 have taken the second dose.