Tribune News Service
Jalandhar, June 19
Residents of six villages in Kapurthala district, in the 45+ years category, have been vaccinated 100 per cent. Earlier, the vaccination in Nangal Lubana, Sultanpur Lodhi and Bholath villages has crossed 95 per cent. In villages Kirpalpur, Ghug, Lamme, Husowal, Mandi Road area and Muktram Wala all people over 45 years of age have been vaccinated.
Kapurthala Deputy Commissioner Deepti Uppal said under the Mission Fateh-2 campaign, teams of the Health Department have conducted door-to-door screening of the people to make them aware about vaccination which has yielded meaningful results.
The total population of Kirpalpur village is 352 out of which 109 persons above 45 years of age, all 109 of whom have been vaccinated. Besides, the total population of Ghug village in Begowal block is 317, out of which 84 fall in the 45+ years category have been vaccinated.
Similarly, the population of Lamme village is 1,521out of which 413 persons above 45 years of age have been vaccinated.
Out of 166 population of Husowal village in Begowal block, 63 persons are above 45 years of age who have been vaccinated. Of the population of 412 in the Mandi Road area of Begowal, 102 are over 45 years of age, all of them have been vaccinated. Similarly, in Muktram Wala village in Tibba block, all 67 persons over 45 years of age have been vaccinated.
Earlier, at Nangal Lubana village 1,300 out of 1,334 people above 45 years of age had been vaccinated. While at Bholath, 2,188 out of 2,354 people above 45 years of age and in holy city Sultanpur 3,286 people have been vaccinated.
The Deputy Commissioner also called upon the other villages to come forward for vaccination at the earliest so that the epidemic could be brought under control as soon as possible.
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