TN plans special camps for Covid-19 booster

Tamilnadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian has said a total of 92,522 people have been administered the precautionary dose. This included 32,355 health workers, 25,330 frontline workers and 34,867 people aged above 60 years with co-morbidities.

Subramanian said special precautionary dose camps will be held every Thursday in 600 centres across the State. This would take place apart from the 50,000 Covid-19 special camps the State has planned to conduct on Saturday.

Subramanian launched a facility to administer precautionary booster dose at the doorstep of those people aged above 60 and having co-morbidities. The government launched the initiative to administer precautionary booster dose to healthcare and front-line workers, people above the age of 60 on 10 January.