Doorstep vax drives reach 3.14 lakh people in the 12 to 18 age bracket.

Around 15,000 adolescents (12-18 years old) are being shot at their doorsteps every day in the state . The campaign will continue until July .

Pune, June 1,: As part of the central government's Har Ghar Dastak initiative, 3.14 lakh youth in the 12-18 age bracket were given a Covid shot (of either Covaxin or Corbevax).The campaign will continue until July.An estimated one crore people are aged 12-18 in the state.A total of 38.34 lakh have yet to receive a single dose of the Covid vaccine.

Around 15,000 adolescents (12-18 years old) are being shot at their doorsteps every day in the state.Out of the 3.14 lakh children who received a Covid shot in the last 22 days, 1.41 lakh were given the first dose and 1.73 lakh were given the second dose.Dr Desai says the state's doorstep vaccination scheme has been running for about 20 days.This includes doses administered at vaccination centers as part of a doorstep drive.He said that the number of Har Ghar Dastak vaccinations covers about 60% of the state's total one lakh doses.

According to Jones, the drive also provides Covid booster shots to those over 60 years old.