Karnataka Minister for Health and Medical Education Dr K Sudhakar on Sunday announced that the state has stood sixth in the vaccination drive in the country.
Speaking to the media here, he said the state has received three lakh doses of vaccine. While the state government which ordered three crore vaccines has been cancelled as the centre supplying directly to the States free of cost to vaccinate for 18-44 years adults.
Stating that Bengaluru is unlocked from Monday, hence, the positive rates are a little bit higher. People should take more precautionary measures, he added.
The minister inaugurated a hospital established by Jain Mission Trust in Chikkaballapur.
He said about 1,126 out of 1,521 villages in Chikkaballapur district are currently free of Covid-19. The tremendous efforts of our ground level staff especially Anganwadi and ASHA workers in ensuring that our villages are protected from infection is laudable.