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Over 8,000 take Covid vaccine in Telangana on 2nd day

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Hyderabad, March 2 : A total of 8,523 people who are 60 years or above, and those with comorbidities in the 45-59 years age group took Covid-19 vaccine on Tuesday, the second day of the vaccination for the two priority groups.
The health authorities conducted the vaccination at 135 centres, up from 93 on the first day.
Director of Public Health and Family Welfare G Srinivasa Rao said out of 4,764 beneficiaries who were targeted to be vaccinated at 63 government-run facilities, 3,528 (74 per cent) took the vaccine.
Out of 5,339 beneficiaries who were planned to be vaccinated at 72 private hospitals, 4,995 (94 per cent) received the vaccines With this, the number of people in the two categories vaccinated in two days rose to 13,081.
The state health department on the first day administered the vaccine to 4,558 people from the two categories at 93 government and private health facilities.


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