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Women still lag in Covid vaccination in Lucknow

LUCKNOW: The high rate of Covid-19 vaccinations continued in the city on Tuesday with 42,578 people turning up at various centres for the first or second shot of the two-dose course.
However, at the same time, women still remained behind men in getting vaccinated as their share on Tuesday was 39%.
Overall, 28,691(67%) of the beneficiaries took the first dose while 13,887 got fully vaccinated after taking the second dose.
The turnout of beneficiaries in the 18-44 age group was the highest, followed by 7,960 people in the 45-59 age group and 3,329 elderly citizens.
Health officers said that special awareness campaign is being run to educate and motivate women to get vaccinated.
Meanwhile, two more persons tested Covid-19 positive on Tuesday, while four patients recovered. The number of active cases has come down to 14.

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