Tamil Nadu

Special vaccination camps at Koyambedu market

A health worker administers a dose of the Covishield vaccine to vaccinate truck and lorry drivers from other districts and neighbouring States, vaccination drive to inoculate senior citizen and people 45 year with co-morbidities.   | Photo Credit: B. Jothi Ramalingam

The Koyambedu Market Management Committee, along with traders’ associations, started a vaccination drive in the wholesale market complex from the early hours of Wednesday. This is to help vaccinate traders, labourers and lorry drivers visiting the market, including from other States, during business hours of the market. Officials of the Koyambedu MMC said 735 people were vaccinated at the camps held at four places, including the MMC office and the vegetable market. Residents from the neighbourhood also visited the market for vaccination.

The camps would be held between 2 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Thursday too with the support of the Greater Chennai Corporation.


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