Andhra Pradesh Department of Health, Medical and Family welfare in a recent survey stated that women in Vizag are vaccinated more than men.
A total of 17,10,310 people have taken vaccination in which 8,67,523 are women and 8,42,787 are men making 24,736 women ahead of men.The vaccination drive in the state took place from January,2021. With the increase of covid cases in the second wave, many go to know the need of the vaccination. So far 17 lakh individuals got vaccinated in which 13 lakh individuals got their first dose of vaccination and 4 lakh people got their second dose.
A week ago, the State government had given permission to vaccinate pregnant women. 40,000 women have been vaccinated so far with the first dose.40