5,400 frontline workers to benefit in phase-1

5,400 frontline workers to benefit in phase-1

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Una, January 13

In the first phase of Covid vaccination in Una district, about 5,400 frontline workers, mostly from the Health Department, will be administered the first dose of vaccine within a week’s time.

According to Deputy Commissioner Raghav Sharma, about 100 vaccinations will be given at each of the 40 designated centres in the district, for which dry run has been conducted at three places in the district.

He said 1,200 persons had been trained to perform various duties concerned with the vaccination.

The DC said the vaccination would be done through the web portal designed for the purpose, adding that an SMS would be sent to the mobile number of the person to be immunised. The person will have to show his phone with the message in it at the designated centre. — OC

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