Puducherry: LG Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan kicks off 4 day vaccination festival for age group of 18-44
In the union territory of Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan kicked off a special 4 day vaccination festival for the age group of 18-44 today. The drive will continue till 19th June.
This special vaccination drive is aimed at inoculating the maximum number of eligible people against the viral disease. For the smooth conduct of the vaccination festival, 100 session sites are arranged across the regions.
While interacting with the press Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan said that all efforts are being taken to vaccinate all eligible beneficiaries and to make COVID free Puducherry by August 15th. She further clarified that there is no vaccine shortage in the UT as the administration has been corresponding with the centre and thus has been securing enough stock of vaccine doses.
So far, 3,36,804 persons have been administered COVID-19 Vaccination. This includes 2,24,506 General Public, 36,656 Health Care workers and 22,681 Front line staff.
Today the test positivity rate is 4.68 per cent. The recovery rate increased to 94.55 per cent and the case fatality rate is 1.50 per cent.