Within the wake of a scarcity of vaccine inventory, the Ahmedabad Municipal Company (AMC) on Monday introduced the suspension of its vaccination drive for residents above 45 years, frontline and healthcare staff from Could 4 at its City Well being Centres, Group Well being Centres, Municipal Company-run hospitals and group halls.
“Vaccination for residents above 45 years of age could be finished as soon as the vaccine inventory is obtained,” AMC’s assertion, launched Monday, stated.
Solely vaccination of individuals within the 18 to 44 age group might be carried out at municipal and personal colleges designated as part of the 80 vaccination centres as per on-line registrations, the assertion stated.
On Monday, AMC vaccinated a complete of twenty-two,556 individuals underneath all classes of whom 6,910 had been within the 18 to 44 age bracket. The variety of folks vaccinated underneath the brand new class has been on a decline since Saturday when the inoculation for this class commenced. Whereas 13289 folks between 18 and 44 years had been vaccinated on Could 1, simply 7,074 obtained the jab on Sunday.
Of the over 22,000 individuals vaccinated on Monday, 8,692 had been above 45 years of age, 4,330 senior residents greater than 60 years of age, 1,683 frontline staff and 941 healthcare staff.