AMC Stock – Vaccination stops in Aurangabad | Aurangabad News
Aurangabad: While ‘Tika Mahotsav’ began in different parts of the country as per announcement made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Aurangabad witnessed halt to the vaccination programme on day-one of such mass immunization initiative on Sunday.
While the city has observed rigorous immunization programme in past 48-hours, Aurangabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) said that the vaccination was stopped for planning and logistic purposes. “The mega vaccination drive started by the local civic body is receiving huge response across 115 municipal wards. However, vaccination programme was halted for a day on Sunday as we have to carry out planning for execution of the drive during the next week,” AMC health officer Dr. Neeta Padalkar said.
On speculations that AMC might be facing shortage of vaccine doses, Padalkar said that the local civic body still has around 10,000 doses in stock and fresh stock was expected shortly.
As per official data, as many as 7,385 beneficiaries took the dose of Covid-19 within municipal limits in Aurangabad on Saturday.