Over 2,800 jabbed during mega vaccination camp

Over 2,800 jabbed during mega vaccination camp

Beneficiaries get the vaccine jab at a camp organised at the Services Club in Hoshiarpur on Saturday.

Our Correspondent
Hoshiarpur, May 15

The district administration on Saturday organised a mega vaccination camp for the beneficiaries of the age group of 18-44 years at the Services Club Hoshiarpur in which 2,819 beneficiaries were vaccinated by 10 teams of the Health Department. Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Apneet Riyait, encouraged the teams of the Health Department and people who had come for vaccination. As many as 3,574 beneficiaries of this category were vaccinated in various camps organised in the district today.

The DC said so far total 3,23,071 doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the district out of which 9,159 jabs have been given as the first dose to health workers and 4,711 as second dose. As many as 34,706 frontline workers have been given first and 8,546 have been given second doses. Also 1,46,356 beneficiaries in the age group of 45-59 years have been given first dose, while the second doses have been given to 22,910. Among the beneficiaries in the age group of 60 years and above, 75,583 have been given first dose and 2,11,00 have been given second dose. The DC added that on May 16, in Shri Sat Narayan Mandir near SD School Kanak Mandi a vaccination camp will be organised in which at risk professionals such as shopkeepers, bank employees, government employees besides beneficiaries aged 18-44 age would be vaccinated.

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