The Telangana government is working to make Hyderabad a 100 per cent Covid vaccinated city in the next 10-15 days. Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar on Thursday addressed a workshop held at the Secretariat and it was attended by Health Secretary S.A.M. Rizvi, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) Commissioner Lokesh Kumar, Collectors of four districts under the GHMC including D. Amoy Kumar (Ranga Reddy), S. Harish (Medchal Malkajgiri), and M. Hanmantha Rao (Sanga Reddy).
The Chief Secretary suggested making all the colonies in the city 100 percent vaccinated. The medical and municipal staff were asked to conduct a survey of every household.
Somesh Kumar said there was a good response to the mobile vaccination programme in the GHMC. Similarly, he said teams should be formed on a colony-wise basis with manpower and material to vaccinate all those who were yet to be vaccinated.
The Director of Public Health earlier stated that 1.65 crore doses of Covid vaccines have been administered in the state. He said 56 per cent of the people received at least the first dose while 34 per cent have received both doses. And 90 per cent of the beneficiaries in the GHMC area have received at least the first dose.