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by the Municipality. There were 19,637 primary vaccinations and 3,804 re-

vaccinations against 19,044 and 2,684 last year. The successful cases were

respectively 18,004 and 654 or 91.68 and 17.19 per cent. The rate per mille

of population protected was 24.13 against 24.45 last year. Each vaccinator

vaccinated 2,930 persons on an average. The total cost was Rs. 21,762-7-7, or

rupee 1 and annas 2 and pies 8 per each successful case ; last year it was rupee 1

anna 1 and pies 10. Vaccination was practised by the medical officers in the

House of Correction and Common Jail. They re-vaccinated 72 persons. There

were 279 deaths from small-pox.

Progress in the Central

Registration District.

60. The Central Registration District comprises the Collectorates of

Ahmednagar, Poona, Sholápur, Sátára and Ratnágiri,

the Native States of Akalkot, Modnimb, the Sátára

Jághírs (Aundh, Bhor and Phaltan) and Sávantvádi.

It has a population of 4,803,216 and an area of 29,273.1 square miles. The

district is administered by a Deputy Sanitary Commissioner, who has under his

orders 6 Inspectors of Sanitation and Vaccination, 2 clerks, 8 municipal, 1 canton-

ment, 72 local fund, 6 candidate and 10 Native State vaccinators, and 100 peons.

Thirteen additional vaccinators with peons are required. The area for each vacci-

nator is 321.68 square miles with a population of 52,782 souls. The vaccinators per-

formed 181,520 primary vaccinations and 3,729 re-vaccinations against 182,313

and 5,536 respectively last year. Under each head the successful cases were res-

pectively 171,444 and 2,421 or 94.45 and 64.92 per cent. There were 36.20 persons

per 1,000 of population successfully operated on, whilst last year the number was

36.67. The average number of vaccinations performed by each vaccinator was

2,036 and the average cost per each successful case, calculated on the total cost

of Rs. 46,640-1-6, was annas 4 and pies 4 ; last year it was annas 4 and pies 2.

In the Sávantvádi dispensary 345 persons were primarily vaccinated and 58 re-

vaccinated. There were 1,060 deaths from small-pox against 1,335 in 1888-89.

Ahmednagar.

61. In the Ahmednagar Collectorate there are 15 vaccinators, and the

average population and area per vaccinator are res-

pectively 50,082 persons and 444.4 square miles.

There were 30,201 primary vaccinations and 318 re-vaccinations, and the success-

ful cases 28,412 and 200 respectively : the percentages of success were 94.08 and

62.89. The rate per mille of population protected was 38.09 against 38.89 last

year. Each vaccinator vaccinated 2,035 persons. The total cost was

Rs. 4,422-1-4 and the average cost per each successful case was annas 2 and

pies 6 : the same as last year. No dispensary officer performed any vaccination

work. There were 64 deaths from small-pox against 235 last year.

Poona.

62. In the Poona Collectorate there are 17 vaccinators. Two more

municipal vaccinators are required—one for Junnar,

and the other for the Poona Suburban Municipality

and the Kirkee Cantonment. The average population and area per vaccinator

are respectively 52,978 persons and 314.6 square miles. Out of 32,820

primary vaccinations and 1,376 re-vaccinations 30,753 and 711 or 93.70 and

51.67 per cent. were successful. The rate per mille of population protected was

34.94 against 36.21 last year. Each vaccinator on an average operated on

2,012 persons. The total cost was Rs. 5,914-4-1, which gives the average

cost per each successful case as annas 3 : the same as last year. There was

no dispensary vaccination work performed. There were 424 deaths from

small-pox against 671 last year.

Sholápur.

63. In the Sholápur Collectorate there are 14 vaccinators, each of whom

has on an average an area of 322.93 square miles and

a population of 41,606 persons. There were 25,321

primary vaccinations and 306 re-vaccinations : of these 23,857 and 232 or 94.22

and 75.82 per cent. were successful. The rate per mille of population protected

was 41.36 against 44.31 last year. Each vaccinator vaccinated 1,831 persons.

The total cost was Rs. 4,428-15-10, which gives annas 2 and pies 8 as the

average cost per successful case; last year it was annas 2 and pies 7. No

dispensary officer performed vaccination in this zilla. There were 181 deaths

from small-pox against 189 last year.