Chennai Corporation will be conducting massive vaccination drive from Friday for the next three days in Chennai.
The main focus will be North Chennai. Especially in Thiruvottiyur, Tondiarpet, and Thiru Vaika Nagar.
Greater Chennai Corporation Commissioner, Gagan Singh Bedi told IANS, “We will be completing the stocks of vaccine that we have and will vaccinate the maximum number of people in a short time to cut the rate of transmission and hence this massive drive among people who have not yet taken the jabs.”
There is a stock of 1.2 lakh doses of Covishield and 16,000 of Covaxin with Greater Chennai Corporation.
The Corporation will keep 20 per cent as reserve for second dose and administer the rest.
The vaccination will be done at apartment complex, residential areas, major markets, marriage halls, etc..,