The state will receive 9 doses of lakh vaccine by May 15 and the priority will be to complete the vaccination of those who are partially vaccinated, according to Anil Kumar Singhal, principal secretary of the Department of Health, Medicine and Welfare. -being family.

Speaking to the media on Tuesday, Singhal said the central government had allocated 9 lakh doses for the first half of the month and that a vaccination campaign would be carried out accordingly.

He said that once everyone over 45 due to receive the second full dose of vaccination, inoculation of the first dose for the rest of the age group would begin.

People working in the media, banks, APSRTC and other such organizations would be given priority, he said.

Mr Singhal said of 21,858 oxygen beds available in the state, 20,108 were occupied. Of the 6,319 beds in the intensive care unit, 5,743 were occupied. He said the government provided 14,030 vials of Remdesivir injections to private hospitals and more than 21,000 were available in government hospitals.

He said the COVID “104” hotline received more than 16,000 calls from the public in the past day.

New SSPs

Mr Singhal said the government was setting up 176 new primary health centers across the state at a cost of ₹ 346 crore to improve infrastructure and access to health care in mandals where there were fewer people. SSP.

He said 166 mandates only had one PHC. In addition to infrastructure, the government would also recruit more than 1,400 medical staff, including doctors, nurses and other staff. The state would spend ₹ 165 crore on the same thing every year, he said.