The Vaccination of Teenagers (15 to 17 years old) in Telangana is happening in an unusual pattern. The Vaccination coverage is 103 percent in Hanumakonda and just 50 percent in Rangareddy and Hyderabad districts. Both these districts have the highest Teen population due to rapid urbanization.
Vaccination coverage for teenagers in 11 districts of the state is less than 70 percent. Rangareddy district ranks last on this list. Only 51 percent of teenagers in the district received corona vaccines. Of the 1,77,102 people under the age of 15 to 17 in the district, only 90,046 have been vaccinated against Corona so far. Komaram Bhem Asifabad district came second from last. Of the 26,783 people in the district, 14,054 (52%) were vaccinated.
In Hyderabad and Vikarabad, 55 percent of people were given the corona vaccine. This age group is more vulnerable to the virus since they go to school and colleges. They are also very mobile which may also spread the virus easily. So, it is important to get them vaccinated very soon.