The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) has started four more centers at Urban Health Posts (UHP) on March 8 where three days in a week, the inoculation will be carried out. However, on March 8, being International Women’s Day, only women above 45 with comorbidities were vaccinated.
From March 9 onwards, both men and women will be vaccinated every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
These centers are located at Indiranagar UHP in Turbhe, Chinchpada UHP in Airoli, UHP in Koparkhairane UHP in sector Sector 2 in Vashi.
Divya Vaibhaw Gaikwad, a former Vashi corporator had demanded to start vaccination at UHP to fast facilitation of vaccination drive.
A total of 100 beneficiaries will be vaccinated daily at each of these centers. In the third phase, the vaccination of senior citizens and comorbid persons above 45 years of age have been included in the vaccination drive.
The number of people vaccinated under the NMMC area reached 29379 with more than 4118 elderly with comorbidities and senior citizens were vaccinated.
As per the data shared by the NMMC’s Health department, till March 7, a total of 29379 people were vaccinated in the city.
Of the total vaccination, a total of 15974 healthcare workers vaccinated the first dose and 4933 of the second dose. Similarly, a total of 9287 frontline workers have been vaccinated so far and 123 of them received the second dose.