Day 3: 340 healthcare workers get jab

Day 3: 340 healthcare workers get jab

Covid vaccine being administered to a health worker at the DMCH in Ludhiana. Tribune photo: Himanshu Mahajan

Ludhiana, January 19

A total of 340 healthcare workers were vaccinated on the third day of the drive against Covid today.

Five vaccination sites have been set up in the district which include three in the city at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital and Christian Medical College and Hospital, Fortis Hospital and two in the periphery at Civil Hospital, Samrala, and Civil Hospital, Jagraon.

The target for vaccination at each site is 100 per day.

The programme introduced by the Government of India was started with proper precautions and arrangements in Fortis Hospital here today.

Dr Vinay Singhal (additional director and HoD, critical care), Dr JP Sharma (head, anaesthesia), AP Singh (unit head, administration) and nursing staff of Fortis Hospital were among those vaccinated today.

Jabs were also given to the secretary of the DMCH Managing Society, Prem Kumar Gupta, along with Sunila Gupta and Arvind Malhotra. Doctors and employees of the DMCH also got vaccinated today. — TNS

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