COVID-19: 93K doses of vaccine to be administered to frontline warriors in Himachal Pradesh
Shimla/UNI: As Premier Narendra Modi virtually launched nationwide covid-19 vaccination drive from Delhi on Saturday, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that in the first phase of Covid-19 vaccination, 93,000 doses would be administered to the front line warriors including health care workers of the state.
The CM informed that today 2,529 health care workers were being administered dose through 27 identified sites in the State. He said that about 74500 health workers would be vaccinated and each beneficiary would be provided two doses and second dose would be administered after interval of 28 days.
The State Government had constituted State Level Steering Committee, State Task Force, District Task Force and Block Task Force to monitor effectively administration of vaccination of Covid-19, he noted.
He said that State Vaccination Store had been set up at Shimla while Regional vaccine store had been established at Mandi and Dharamshala. He said that District Vaccine Stores had been set up in all the 12 districts of the State besides 386 cold chain points in the State.
Urban Development Minister Suresh Bhardwaj, Secretary Health Amitabh Awasthi, Mission Director NHM Dr. Nipun Jindal, Director Medical Education Dr. Ravi Sharma, Principal IGMC Rajneesh Pathania, Deputy Commissioner Shimla Aditya Negi and other dignitaries were also present on the occasion.