Vaccination: Mohali to get 3 more mobile units

Vaccination: Mohali to get 3 more mobile units

Photo for representation only

Sanjay Bumbroo

Tribune News Service

Mohali, April 3

Buoyed by the response to mobile Covid vaccination centres, the district health authorities have decided to increase the number of these centres from four to seven to target the maximum number of residents.

At present, there are four mobile Covid vaccination centres that visit various societies and colonies daily to administer the Covid vaccine to people in three sub-divisions - Mohali, Kharar and Dera Bassi - of the district. Three mobile vaccination centres are operating in the Mohali sub-division alone.

Civil Surgeon Dr Adarshpal Kaur said in view of the good response to the mobile vaccination centres, they had decided to add three more centres from Monday onwards.

She said 1,126 persons aged between 45 and 59 years were given the Covid vaccine on Saturday, showing over 50 per cent increase in the past two days. A total of 6,751 persons in this category got the first dose till date. As many as 953 persons aged 60 years and above were given the Covid vaccine today, taking the total number to 23,969.

The Civil Surgeon said 9,699 healthcare workers got the first dose of the vaccine, while 4,207 received the second dose. Similarly, 10,892 frontline workers got the first dose of the vaccine and 2,745 got the second dose till date.

‘Will be available from Monday’

Civil Surgeon Dr Adarshpal Kaur said in view of the good response to the mobile vaccination centres, they had decided to add three more centres from Monday onwards. There are 55 static vaccination centres in government healthcare establishments, besides private hospitals. Now, they would be able to cover more people under the vaccination drive.

Mohali sees 360 cases, 2 deaths

mohali: Two more persons succumbed to Covid-19 during the past 24 hours, taking the district toll to 442. Meanwhile, the district witnessed 360 fresh cases till Saturday evening, while 243 patients were cured of the disease. Among the new cases, 248 were from Mohali (urban), four from Gharuan, six from Lalru, 12 from Kurali, 17 from Kharar, 25 from Dera Bassi and 48 from Dhakoli area of Zirakpur. — TNS

Tribune Shorts


Top Stories

Farmers meet at Singhu border, get draft copy from Centre on six demands

Farmer protests: Samyukt Kisan Morcha puts off decision on the fate of agitation until Wednesday

Won't accept Centre's condition that criminal charges agains...

Army made no attempt to identify civilians before shooting, tried to ‘hide’ bodies: Report

Army made no attempt to identify civilians before shooting, tried to ‘hide’ bodies: Report

Quoting eyewitnesses, the two top officials have said villag...

Nagaland `tense but calm'; state Cabinet calls of Hornbill Festival called off, wants repeal of AFSPA

Nagaland `tense but calm'; state Cabinet calls off Hornbill Festival, wants repeal of AFSPA

Cabinet orders SIT to complete the investigation within the ...

On eve of RBI policy announcement, economy shows promise

On eve of RBI policy announcement, economy shows promise

19 of the 22 high frequency economic indicators are showing ...

Cities

View All