On April 5, Pune district recorded as many as 85,146 vaccinations with the maximum in Pune Rural areas – 48,423.
Pune district has been able to administer the Covid-19 vaccine to over 10 lakh beneficiaries till date. Dr Sanjay Deshmukh, deputy director of health, Pune circle (Pune, Satara and Solapur districts) told The Indian Express that they had also crossed the milestone of administering the second dose to over one lakh beneficiaries.
Till April 4 in Pune Rural areas, more than 3.8 lakh persons have been vaccinated. Ayush Prasad, CEO of Pune Zilla Parishad, said that to vaccinate over a million beneficiaries, immense efforts were taken by health officials in Pune Rural, which includes Gram Panchayats, Nagar Palika and Cantonment Boards in Pune district. The number of vaccination centres has increased from 6 to 294 centres, while the average vaccines administered per center has improved from 127 vaccines to 167 vaccines per centre per day.