The number of people getting tested and vaccinated for corona has increased. Up to 3,000 people are vaccinated daily in Erode district.
In the district 15,680 people have been affected by corona, 15,200 have recovered and 330 were under treatment.
This has led to an increase in corona testing and isolation of people coming from other states and other countries for treatment, including flu.
The corona test was performed on 1,000 to 1,200 people daily until March 15, and is currently increased to 2,000 people. Similarly, the number of vaccinators has increased by 50 percent.
Deputy Director of Health Services Soundammal said: 30,000 field workers and 48,972 civilians were vaccinated so far.
At present, corona vaccination is being given at more than 150 places including 76 primary health centers, 8 government hospitals, Erode Government Medical College Hospital at Perundurai and 40 private hospitals.
Up to 1,200 to 1,800 people were vaccinated daily until last month, and now up to 3,000 people are being vaccinated this month.
At present there is a facility to vaccinate up to 5,000 people daily as the required quantity of medicine is available.
We are raising awareness about the need of vaccination, she added.