Health minister Harish Rao launched booster dose of Corona vaccine here at Unani hospital in Charminar. Local MLA Mumtaz Amjad Khan got his first booster dose of vaccine.
Across Telangana, the government is administering booster dose of covid vaccine for healthcare, frontline workers and the citizens above 60 years of age with prolonged illness.
The booster will be given to the citizens who have the the first two doses of covid vaccine.
In Telangana, a total of 8.32 lakh senior citizens of 41.60 lakh are suffering from pre-existing medical conditions and all of them will be given the booster dose. Including the healthcare workers and frontline warriors, there are a total of 6.34 lakh people will be given the booster dose.
However, the precautionary dose for the people 60 years of age will depend on the willingness of the beneficiaries after consultation with their doctor.
“If all the eligible beneficiaries took their second dose on time, then healthcare workers and frontline workers will be eligible to get the precautionary dose from January 2022 while those senior citizens, who took their second jab by April, 2021, will be eligible for the precautionary jab from February 2022,” health officials said.
Telangana State Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundarajan on Sunday along with her family members had darshan of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala.
Panchayati Raj Minister Errabelli Dayakar Rao has requested the people and the officials to be on the alert in view of the unseasonal rains in United Warangal district, Palakurthi constituency and other places in the State.
Telangana Congress chief A. Revanth Reddy paid rich floral tributes to S. Jaipal Reddy, former Union Minister, Best Parliamentarian Award on his 80th Birth Anniversary on Sunday in the city.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao will hold a cabinet meeting on Monday in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases in the state.
he famous club of the city – Secunderabad Club– witnessed a massive fire accident. The entire club gutted in the fire that spread in the early hours is Sunday. Ten fire tenders were rushed to the accident spot and brought the fire under control by toiling themselves up for three hours.