Thiruvananthapuram: The third phase of Covid vaccination has started in the state. The third phase of the vaccine is given to people over 45 years of age. As of this evening, 52,097 people over the age of 45 have been vaccinated. There were 1,152 vaccination centers in the state, including 791 government hospitals and 361 private hospitals.
The state has so far administered a total of 36,31,372 doses of vaccine. Of these, 32,21,294 were given first dose vaccination and 4,10,078 were given second dose vaccination. Of these, 34,89,742 were given the Covshield vaccine and 1,41,630 were given the Covxine.
The Department of Health has requested that everyone over the age of 45 is vaccinated. The vaccine can be given online or by registering in person at the hospital. It is best to register online and get vaccinated to avoid congestion. Registration is required at www.cowin.gov.in. You can choose the hospital and day of your choice through online registration.
9,51,500 dose Covshield vaccines have arrived in the state. Thiruvananthapuram received 4,40,500 doses of the vaccine and Ernakulam received 5,11,000 doses. The health department has decided to increase the number of vaccination centers in the coming days to provide the maximum number of people to be vaccinated. Vaccination facilities are available at Central and State Government Hospitals and Government-designated private hospitals.