14,883 healthcare staffers, or 52.68 percent of the targeted beneficiaries for the day, were administered COVID-19 vaccine doses across 274 centres in the state on Tuesday. In Mumbai, the civic body managed to administer vaccines to only 50 per cent of the targeted number of healthcare workers due to glitches in Co-WIN. At nine centres in the city, only 1,597 were given shots at the end of the day. A senior BMC officer said instructions have been issued to counsel health workers so that they participate in the vaccine, however, they cannot force anyone. Meanwhile, the city reported new cases below 500. Catch all the latest city updates here.
THE TIMES OF INDIA | Jan 20, 2021, 23:53:19 IST