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Almost half of the city’s 90L Vax dose went to people under the age of 45, Health News, ET Health World

New Delhi: Almost 90 Easy So far, the capital has been vaccinated with the Covid vaccine, and the youth group is in control. The number of vaccines given was 89,37,403 at 6 pm on Monday, including 68,43,078 first doses and 20,94,325 second doses. Most of these (47.9% or 42,81,132) are given to people in the 18-44 year category.

People over the age of 45 make up 52.1% of the vaccine, but it should be remembered that 920,000 rupees in the younger category were the last to be vaccinated. Jab.. In addition, since the vaccination started on May 3, vaccinations in this category have been completed more than once in May and June due to lack of vaccine. Despite these setbacks, nearly half of eligible people in this category have already been vaccinated with at least one Covid vaccine.

By comparison, people over the age of 60 received 17,87,629 doses (20%), and people aged 45-60 years received 28,68,642 doses, the total dose given. It is a little over 32% of.

In four of the 11 districts, districts aged 18-44 account for more than 50% of vaccinated people, and in the other two districts youth participation is important. In the South area, vaccines of more than 100,000 rupees have been administered so far, and 56.8% of them are younger age groups.The other three districts with the most numbers North (52.7%), northeast (53.2%) and southeast (52.3%).The central (49.4%) and eastern (47.9%) districts are similar to the capital average, followed by Shadara (46.7%), (southwest 44.6%), northwest (44.5%) and New Delhi (42.2%) districts.The· West district The lowest proportion of vaccine doses given to adolescents was 38.1%.

Taking into account the total number, the northwestern region received the highest dose ever: 10,13,079. Immediately following the district are south (10,08,207) and southwest (9,44,954). Interestingly, these are also the three largest districts in terms of area, including many rural pockets with scattered populations.

In contrast, the northeastern region had the lowest vaccine dose at 5,69,433 and the adjacent Shadara district had the second lowest vaccine dose at 5,79,973. The eastern district has run out of 6,37,029 doses. All three adjacent districts are relatively small but densely populated.

“There are a number of factors that can cause inconsistencies in the number of vaccines given in different districts,” government officials replied. “Vaccine hesitation plays a role apart from the availability of district health infrastructure. In some countries, despite the high population density, the government and private sector do not have adequate medical infrastructure in place. Districts such as Southeast, West, Central and New Delhi are not only concentrated in government facilities, but also have many private hospitals with vaccination drives. “
Delhi: Almost half of the city's 90L Vax dose went to people under the age of 45

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