Government to vaccinate all adivasis in Nilgiris by end of June
The authorities hopes to vaccinate all 21,435 adivasis in the Nilgiris towards COVID-19 by the end of the present month, stated Minister for Medical and Family Welfare, Ma. Subramanian in Udhagamandalam.
Mr. Subramanian instructed reporters right here on Sunday that there have been a complete of 21,435 adivasis in the Nilgiris, of whom solely 3,000 individuals have been vaccinated. The Minister stated he had visited the tribal hamlet of Chemmanatham in the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve together with state forest minister, K. Ramachandran, Health Secretary J. Radhakrishnan and the Nilgiris Collector J. Innocent Divya.
All 172 individuals residing in the hamlet can be vaccinated and a particular drive was deliberate to vaccinate all adivasis in the Nilgiris by the end of June. He stated that 18,000 vaccines can be introduced to the Nilgiris for this function in the approaching days.
Mr. Subramanian stated the State had obtained 1.15 crore COVID-19 vaccines until date. Another 42 lakh vaccines will attain Tamil Nadu in June, with 5.5 lakh vaccines having already reached the State this month.
Mr. Subramanian, together with forest minister K. Ramachandran, well being secretary J. Radhakrishnan and Nilgiris collector J. Innocent Divya, additionally inspected the development of the Government Medical College and Hospital in Udhagamandalam and in addition the oxygen storage tank in Udhagamandalam.