Pace of vaccination more likely to boost-up additional in subsequent few days
CHANDIGARH: With the capping of the final date for the primary dose of COVID-19 Vaccination for Health Department Officials until nineteenth February, a lot of staff are coming ahead for getting the jab. Recently, it was determined by Punjab Government that first dose could be offered to Health Care employees solely until nineteenth of this month. Vini Mahajan, Chief Secretary Punjab disclosed that many senior administrative and well being officers are getting vaccinated beneath the marketing campaign.
Prof. KK Talwar, former Director PGIMER Chandigarh and Advisor to Government of Punjab, Hussan Lal, Principal Secretary Health and Family Welfare, Punjab, DK Tewari Principal Secretary Medical Education & Research, Punjab, Prof. Raj Bahadur Vice Chancellor, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, Prof. D Okay Singh, Executive Director AIIBathinda, Dr. Om Parkash Gojra Director ESI, Dr. Areet Kaur Director National Health Mission, Punjab, Dr. Rajesh Bhaskar, Nodal officer COVID-19 Punjab, Dr. Avneet Kaur former Director Health Services, Punjab, Dr. Manpreet Chhatwal, Additional Project Director, Punjab State AIDS Control Society, Dr. Manisha, Consultant United Health Development Programme are among the many well being professionals who’ve already been inoculated. 13 Deputy Commissioners, 19 Senior Superintendent of Police, 19 Civil Surgeons, and plenty of different outstanding Senior Officers from respective district administration have additionally been vaccinated. As of now 71,121 well being care employees and 17,350 Frontline employees have acquired inoculation within the State until date.
Vini Mahajan expressed that with coming ahead of enormous variety of senior Civil and Police officers in addition to the Health Care employees, the myths and misgivings within the minds of individuals would clear and vaccination drive would get a better push,” She additionally emphasised that the information of Punjab frontline employees whose workplaces are located in Chandigarh be migrated at earliest in order that they could even be shortly vaccinated by State Government.
She mentioned that, with the type of confidence proven by senior officers for the vaccination, a positive atmosphere has been built-up, and the tempo of vaccination will additional decide up within the subsequent few days.