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Pune: On Thursday, with an aim to scale up the ongoing vaccination drive against the deadly virus, Pune records 57,583 jabs on a single day. As per a report, the Pune region sets new records by crossing last week's count as the city inoculated 38,000 people. Mumbai ranked second in Maharashtra to carried nearly 50,000 vaccination.
According to a medical officer Sanjay Deshmukh, “This is one of our best figures. We are aiming at one lakh jabs per day. We are quite sure that consistent efforts will help us reach that target within a week,” as quoted by the Times of India.
As per the latest data, Pune rural vaccinated 26,584 people which includes 9,257 people of age group above 45. Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) inoculated 19,717 with 10,220 above age 45, while Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) inoculated 11,282 people which include 7,587 above age 45.