Fazilka, May 3
Amidst surge in Covid circumstances in the district, vaccination drive has come to an abject halt because the district ran out of shares. No vaccination was completed in the district hospital at the moment. The Health Department has additionally stopped the availability of vaccine to personal hospitals leaving the beneficiaries who have been to be administered the second dose excessive and dry.
Civil Surgeon, Fazilka, Dr Harjinder Singh mentioned the division had not obtained the contemporary consignment, therefore they needed to cease the vaccination drive at the moment.
“Stocks have been exhausted and we’re awaiting contemporary consignment. As quickly because it reaches Fazilka, we’ll restart the method,” mentioned the Civil Surgeon. Fazilka is among the worst-hit districts of the state as in accordance with official sources it witnessed 27 deaths and 1,042 optimistic circumstances over the last three days.
Dr Harjinder urged medical practitioners operating non-public hospitals to refer sufferers having Covid signs to authorities hospital for testing to forestall additional unfold of the illness.