TN COVID 19 Update: Increasing Vaccination Centres In ChennaiVignesh Subbaian (Author) Published Date : Jul 22, 2021 18:11 IST
Although the new positive cases are declining in Tamil Nadu, the cases seem to increase gradually in some areas. People are eager to get vaccinated as it has been reported that a third wave will hit Tamil Nadu despite the declining corona spread. In the Coimbatore district, there has been a tragedy of waiting for hours to get tokens for vaccination.
The number of corona infections and deaths in Tamil Nadu has steadily declined since the end of June. According to the Tamil Nadu Ministry of Health yesterday, 1,891 new corona cases have been confirmed in Tamil Nadu today. The total number of corona victims across the state has increased to 25,41,168.
The death toll from corona in Tamil Nadu has risen to 33,809. The total number of people recovering from corona infection in Tamil Nadu is 26,158. A high number of cases are found in Chennai (138), Chengalpattu (102), Coimbatore (183), Erode (141), and Salem (119).
Many people in Coimbatore are interested in getting vaccinated as the corona infection is high in the state. At the same time, due to the shortage of vaccines, various camps have become inactive. Vaccination in the centres has been closed due to a shortage in Coimbatore.
Today, the people got vaccinated in 70 centres, whereas no vaccinations being provided in rural areas for the past two days. For this, at eight in the morning, the villagers arrived at the centres ofViraliyur, Dhaliyur and Thennamanallur in the Thondamuthur circle of Coimbatore to receive the token. The public has been in a wait of about 1 km without going to work to get vaccinated.
The Corporation of Chennai has set up corona vaccination centres in shopping malls and 38 markets in Chennai. Thus the people of Chennai are easily vaccinated against corona. The vaccination centre operates in 10 malls, including Phoenix Mall and Skywalk. People are easily vaccinated by the vaccination centres in Chennai.
People who come to malls and markets feel safe because vaccination centres are crowded since the public frequently marches malls and parks. Since the shortage and the demand for the vaccination is high, the Chennai Corporation has launched an internet. It provides doses to up to 50 per cent of those who register in advance.