SURAT: The campaign has been started in surat which is Knock the Door. This is started to create awareness about the second dose of the Covid vaccine. The Municipal corporation of surat has started this. This has been done because of the low rate of the second dose taken in the city.
It has been seen that the second dose participate are very less in comparison to the first dose. In this campaign, they send msg and call the second dose participants and even they visit their homes to tell them about the importance of the second dose and tell them about the nearest vaccination centre and the availability of the vaccines.
The goal behind the campaign is to get done of the second dose as fast as we can . Around 86,000 people the second dose is left. That’s why the campaign has been started.
Dr Ashish Naik, Deputy Municipal Commissioner, has spoken to the ANI about it. He said 33.52 lakh people are aged above 18 years. The first dose has been given to 26.83 lakhs and the second dose has been given to around 9 lakhs. 80 % vaccination drive has been completed.