Six Bengaluru centres will start COVID vaccination

  • | Thursday | 14th January, 2021

Six sites will launch COVID vaccine drive in the city. 1.05 lakh Covishield vaccine doses have been stored in Dasappa Hospital and would be provided to health workers from six sites in the city to start with.

Six sites will launch COVID vaccine drive in the city. 1.05 lakh Covishield vaccine doses have been stored in Dasappa Hospital and would be provided to health workers from six sites in the city to start with.

The sites which would begin providing the vaccine are: KC General and Victoria Hospital, CV Raman and Jayanagar General Hospital, St. John’s Medical College and Mallasandra Primary Health Centre. The vaccine would be given to 100 people in each centre on that day and all those who are getting the first shot would be informed via SMS or phone call. 

Manjunatha Prasad, BBMP commissioner told the media, “The BBMP identified 760 centres in BBMP limits which will start administering the vaccine later.”

Of these 760 sites, 148 are primary health centres. In Phase I, healthcare staff would be provided the vaccine, in Phase II all civic body officials, police and revenue workers would be covered, according to Prasad. In Phase III, it would be provided to people according to the voters list. 



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