Pics: Spoorthi Ullal
Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (DV)
Mangaluru, May 8: Hundreds of people made a beeline in front of Wenlock hospital's vaccination center to receive jabs here on Saturday May 8.
Interestingly, amid strict lockdown rules, several people have come to the hospital to receive the jabs, amid growing cases of Covid-19 in the state.
Vaccination programme officer Dr Rajesh speaking to daijiworld said, "We are administering the second dose of Covishield vaccines at present. We have received 3,400 vials of Covishield vaccines yesterday. So, we have started the vaccination programme. There are 380 doses in Wenlock.
We have sent 180 doses to Ullal and 200 doses each to the community health centers in Surathkal, Mulki and Moodbidri. The remaining doses have been distributed among various taluks in the district," he said.
Meanwhile, Dakshina Kannada reported 1,633 positive cases on Friday. The district has 10,961 active cases. With 7 deaths on Friday, the total death toll has risen to 780.