Kolkata has been allotted the best variety of COVID vaccines in West Bengal, at 93,500, for the primary section of the vaccination drive scheduled to start on January 16, a senior well being official mentioned on Thursday.
North 24 Parganas district has been allotted the second-highest variety of COVID vaccines at 47,000, adopted by Murshidabad at 37,500, he mentioned.
“All essential preparations are on the observe for the vaccine rollout. The district-wise allocation has been made as per knowledge uploaded on CoWIN portal as on January 12, 9.45 am for the primary dose of COVID vaccination of well being staff and personnel of armed forces,” the Well being Division mentioned in a communication to the CMOHs in all of the districts.
West Bengal has been allotted 6,44,500 vaccines for the first phase of the drive.
The state authorities has allowed using personal hospitals as COVID vaccination centres after a gathering with authorities of such medical institutions.
West Bengal has up to now registered 5,62,795 coronavirus circumstances, together with 9,993 fatalities.