Panaji: After failing to achieve a deadline of July 31 for complete first dose COVID-19 vaccination of eligible population in the state, Goa government has now set up another deadline of October 31.
Goa BJP President Sadanand Shet Tanavade told a gathering of party workers in Panaji on Sunday that Goa aims to achieve 100 percent vaccination coverage by October 31, 2021.
“Goa is the first State to complete 90 percent of first vaccine doses,” he added while addressing Goa Pradesh Mahila Morcha meeting in the capital city. BJP Mahila Morcha National President Vanathi Srinivasan was also present during the occasion.
Tanavade also said said women have a wider reach from a kitchen to the outside world.
About the ongoing National Health Volunteers Campaign, he said that a woman karyakarta who has worked during the COVID-19 pandemic, will be chosen at every booth level to reach every household in order to spread awareness about precautions to stay safe from the virus.
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant had set up a deadline of July 31 for completion of first dose of COVID-19 vaccination, which could not be achieved as around one lakh people were yet to be vaccinated.