Mumbai among bottom 3 dists in inoculating 15-17 yr olds
The Times of India Mumbai|January 22, 2022
The city is placed among the bottom three districts in Maharashtra when it comes to giving the Covid vaccine to 15-17 year olds. Mumbai has barely covered 27.6% of the eligible teens, just above Solapur (26.6%) and Chandrapur (24.4%), says the latest data.
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The state has covered 46% of the estimated teenage population of 60.6 lakh with the first dose since the start of the drive on January 3. Only 14 districts are below the state average, including Mumbai. This is a big departure from the performance during adult vaccination, when Mumbai kept ahead by leaps and bounds in coverage as well as doses administered. Currently, Bhandara and Sangli are leading with 73% and 67% coverage.

In absolute number of doses administered too, several districts are ahead of Mumbai. While the city has given 1.9 lakh doses, neighbouring Thane has delivered 2.4 lakh doses and Pune 2.7 lakh doses.

A senior civic official said that unlike other districts,

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