1.3 cr individuals in TN but to take 1st Covid jab – Chennai News


The state Health Secretary, J. Radhakrishnan mentioned the state recorded 2,011 Covid deaths in August, September and October.

He added that solely 5 per cent of people that have taken the vaccine have died whereas the remaining 95 per cent inhabitants who died had not taken the vaccine or had simply taken the primary dose.

As many as 109 individuals who died even after vaccination or 5 per cent had been primarily because of co-morbidities and delayed therapies, the Health Secretary mentioned.

Of the 95 per cent individuals who died of Covid-19, 84 per cent or 1,675 fatalities had been recorded amongst those that haven’t taken even the primary dose of the vaccine, whereas 11 per cent (227) had taken the primary jab, the information added.

He insisted that individuals be made conscious of the truth that vaccines are lifesavers towards Covid-19 and urged all eligible individuals to take the jab.

Radhakrishnan mentioned: “According to health data, the risk of an unvaccinated person dying due to Covid-19 is 3.5 times more than that of a vaccinated person. This is one of the substantial evidence available with us that would make a common man understand the importance of vaccination and the need to take vaccines at the earliest.”

The state has ample amount of vaccines accessible with it, he mentioned, including that each one districts bordering Kerala have to proceed to remain alert as frequent journey and motion of individuals from each states takes place.

Tamil Nadu Health Minister, Ma Subramanian instructed IANS: “The Health Secretary has directed all district collectors to make people aware of the importance of vaccination against Covid-19 and the death of those unvaccinated due to the infection is 3.5 times more than those who have been vaccinated. We have asked the district collectors to communicate this data to the people down to the grassroot level and appeal them to take the jab. We have ample quantity of vaccines.”

The Health Minister mentioned after discovering that Covid-19 circumstances are decreasing, individuals in some areas of the state have let down their guard and warned that this could result in critical penalties and urged individuals of the state to observe protocols.

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