1,981 vaccinated across 28 session sites

1,981 vaccinated across 28 session sites

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, January 23

In a steadily increasing number of session sites and persons being vaccinated per day, as many as 1,981 people were inoculated for the Covid-19 vaccine across 28 session sites in the district here today.

While 1,651 health workers, who were vaccinated were private health workers, as many as 330 were government health workers. Of the 28 session sites, seven were government sites while 21 were private ones. The seven government sites include the ESI hospital and CHCs Lohian, Shahkot, Adampur, Kartarpur, Phillaur, Kala Bakra among others.

The private sites included Tagore Hospital, Joshi Hospital, Capitol Hospital, Shriman Hospital, SGL Charitable Hospital, PIMS, Patel Hospital, New Ruby Hospital among others. On Friday, 1,595 health workers in the district were inoculated.

In all, a total of over 4,500 health workers have already been registered in the week since the vaccination started. In all, 11,800 have been registered for the vaccination drive.

Meanwhile, with all government establishments and many private ones also closed on Sunday, the vaccination is expected to be on fewer sites on Sunday.

District Immunisation Officer, Rakesh Chopra, said, “It being Sunday tomorrow, fewer centres shall be working. But we expect the vaccination session sites at six to seven private hospitals to carry out the procedure.”

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