Greater Chennai Corporation has intensified the vaccination drive amongst vendors.
The variety of vendors vaccinated previously 9 days of this month has elevated by 73% when in comparison with the full variety of vendors vaccinated till May 31.
In Koyambedu market space, which has been the hub of economic actions throughout the lockdown, Chennai Corporation has vaccinated 8,239 vendors.
The civic physique had vaccinated 4,742 vendors in Koyambedu market space till May 31. But the variety of vendors who have been vaccinated lowered to 17 on June 1. The quantity additional decreased to 11 on June 2. Owing to the lower in variety of vendors getting vaccinated, the civic physique launched particular vaccination drive for vendors.
Following the launch of the particular drive for vendors within the metropolis, the variety of vendors who acquired vaccination per day elevated to 703 in Koyambedu market space on Wednesday.
On Monday, Chennai Corporation carried out a vaccination drive for vendors in Chintadripet market. As many as 60 vendors participated. Many of the vendors have been unable to come back for vaccination due to the restrictions imposed by the police, officers stated.
Chennai Corporation has additionally carried out vaccination for vendors of market areas, equivalent to Kothawal Chavadi in George Town.
The civic physique has focussed on stopping the unfold of COVID-19 due to vendors who go to all of the streets throughout the lockdown.
More than 13,000 cellular items have been permitted by the Chennai Corporation throughout the lockdown for promoting important commodities.