TN’s vaccination drive touches lowest ever mark

Chennai: The Covid-19 vaccination drive in Tamilnadu touched the lowest ever mark on Sunday with just 6,436 people being vaccinated.

In 3,101 sessions to administer Covishield and Covaxin, as many as 463 health workers; 497 front line workers; 3,331 people in the 45 to 59 years age group with pre-existing health conditions and 2,145 senior citizens were vaccinated.

Officials said the number of beneficiaries would increase in the coming days.

On Sunday, 1,43,083 samples were tested. The State has so far tested 2,29,56,942 using the RT-PCR method.

According to the Health department, recoveries mounted to 10,72,322 Sunday with 17,576 patients being discharged, leaving 1,20,444 active cases.

NT Bureau