Bengaluru: Parents of children under the age of ten years will also be given vaccines on a priority basis, according to Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar. This option has become available due to an increase in vaccination supply, he noted.
State launches vaccination drive for students pursuing advanced degrees.
A vaccination campaign for students pursuing higher education began on Monday. According to the Minister, there are 24,37,732 students studying higher education in the state. “We are immunising students so that classes in higher education institutes can resume,” he said.
There have been 3,232 cases of black fungus reported in the state. With 387 people recovered and 262 died. More than 1,600 of these patients underwent surgery. Sudhakar stated.