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Covid vaccination: 35,773 persons received vaccine shots so far in Kerala, 10953 persons on Thursday

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: On the fourth day of the Covid vaccination drive, 10,953 health workers were vaccinated in the state, health minister KK Shailaja informed. Vaccination was carried out in 135 centers. Vaccination was conducted at 15 centers in Ernakulam district, 11 centers in Kozhikode, 10 centers in Thiruvananthapuram and 9 centers in the remaining districts.

Ernakulam district had the highest number of health workers (1039) receiving the vaccine. Alappuzha 711, Ernakulam 1039, Idukki 594, Kannur 880, Kasaragod 682, Kollam 819, Kottayam 890, Kozhikode 903, Malappuram 802, Palakkad 712, Pathanamthitta 762, Thiruvananthapuram 639, Thrissur 818 and Wayanad 702 have been vaccinated today. In Thiruvananthapuram district, 262 people were vaccinated on Wednesday. With this, a total of 35,773 health workers were vaccinated. No side effects have been reported so far from the vaccination.

Vaccination centers will be set up at Aruvikkara Primary Health Center, Neyyattinkara General Hospital and Chirayinkeezhu Taluk Hospital in Thiruvananthapuram district from Friday. Vaccination of health workers at Vithura Community Health Center, Pulluvila Community Health Center and Anchuthengu Community Health Center has been completed.

There are 4,69,616 registered health workers and Covid frontline workers across the state. There were 3,83,178 registered health workers, including 1,79,766 in the public sector and 2,03,412 in the private sector. In addition, 2942 central health workers have registered. Currently, the registration of Covid frontline fighters is underway. There are 75,534 registered Home Department employees, 6,600 municipal workers and 1,362 Revenue Department employees.

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