AMC Stock – Record vaccination in Aurangabad | Aurangabad News
Aurangabad: As many as 7,385 beneficiaries took Covid-19 vaccines within the municipal limits in Aurangabad on Saturday, setting a single-day vaccination record. On Friday, the civic administration, as a part of its ongoing mega-vaccination mission, had immunized 6,785 beneficiaries.
Besides the record vaccination figures, the civic administration has also intensified its testing drive with as many as 6,156 tests getting done on Friday — which is an all-time single-day high in Aurangabad.
Aparna Thete, the in-charge of the mega-vaccination drive of the Aurangabad Municipal Corporation (AMC), said the civic administration has adequate vaccine stock. “All the zones within the municipal limits have been getting good response to the campaign. We expect smooth execution of the mission with more vaccine stocks expected within a day or two,” she said.
Meanwhile, the AMC has intensified necessary screening by tracing high-risk and low-risk contacts of positive patients, besides scaling up the testing at six entry points of Aurangabad and seven major government offices.
The central team, which is on an official tour of Aurangabad, has suggested that the mobile application facilitated by the AMC for Covid-related help to citizens should also highlight treatment charges at private hospitals. The app — Mazi Health Mazya Hati — is currently sharing real-time updates on the bed-availability and other statistics. AMC health officer Neeta Padalkar said the feedback given by the central team would be shared with the technical team managing the app.
On Friday, Aurangabad district had 1,413 fresh Covid cases, taking the total number of active cases to 14,825. The district also reported as many as 32 deaths on Friday, taking the ovral all death tally to 1,927, shows the official data.