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1.13 lakh Covishield vaccine doses for Pune, 8 hospitals to vaccinate healthcare workers

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Out of the 9.63 lakh Covishield – the Covid vaccine doses for Maharashtra, a total of 11,240 vaccine doses were set aside for the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS).

A total of 7,930 vaccine doses are there for Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) in Pune out of 1.13 lakh Covishield Vaccine doses, while 1,610 are for Mumbai. According to state authorities, they keep another 15,130 vaccine doses for central government healthcare workers and the remaining for state healthcare workers.

Distributors sent highest number of vaccine doses to Mumbai (1,39,500),that was followed by Pune (1,13,000), Thane (74,000), Nagpur (42,000) Ahmednagar (39,000), Kolhapur (37,500) and Aurangabad (34,000).

Pune District Collector Dr Rajesh Deshmukh said, they held a meeting on this issue, and they will do the allocation of vaccine doses as per the central government’s p.rotocol. Accordingly, the Pune district has got a total of 1.13 lakh vaccine doses.

 PMC’s immunization officer, Dr Amit Shah said the civic body had collected 48,000 vaccine doses, which they have kept at the vaccine store centre at Narayan Peth. 

Instead of the 16 vaccination centres identified to vaccinate healthcare workers in the first phase, the civic body has now specified eight hospitals after the second dry run of the Covid vaccine at these hospitals in Pune.

The list of these eight hospitals is here:

  1. Sassoon General Hospital,
  2. Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital,
  3.  Ruby Hall Clinic, 
  4. Noble Hospital 
  5. Bharati Hospital, 
  6.  The Civic body-run Kamala Nehru Hospital
  7.  Rajiv Gandhi Hospital
  8.  Sutar Hospital. 

Though, the private hospitals haven’t got the Covishield Vaccines yet. Personal hospital authorities told they expected the vaccine doses to be sent either by January 15 or on the vaccination day, January 16.

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