Bengaluru Urban Tops Among India Districts In Monday's Vaccine Drive: Minister

Coronavirus vaccinations: Karnataka stood second among all Indian states by administering 10.36 lakh doses on Monday, said health minister K Sudhakar.

Bengaluru Urban Tops Among India Districts In Monday's Vaccine Drive: Minister

Bengaluru Urban administered 2,09,256 Covid vaccine doses till 7 pm on Monday, said the minister (File).

Bengaluru:

Bengaluru Urban stood number one among districts in the country in the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive on Monday, by administering 2,09,256 doses, while Karnataka stood second among states by administering 10.36 lakh doses, Health Minister K Sudhakar said.

"Karnataka stood second in the entire country in the nationwide Vaccine Maha Abhiyan today. The state administered 10.36 lakh doses in a single day today (till 7 pm). Total doses administered in the state to date are 1.96 crore," Mr Sudhakar said.

He said, Bengaluru Urban district is the number 1 district in the country in Monday's abhiyan, as it administered 2,09,256 doses till 7 pm, while Indore in Madhya Pradesh came second with 2,01,339 doses.

This was possible due to micro planning and cohesive efforts of the government.

Bengaluru urban district has also been the No.1 district in the country for the overall vaccinations, he said, adding that 52,88,684 doses have been administered in the district till June 21.

Among the states, Madhya Pradesh stands first having administered 14.71 lakh doses and Uttar Pradesh third with 6.57 lakh doses.

Earlier in the day, the minster had reiterated that the state aims to vaccinate every eligible citizen by the end of December.