CS orders door-to-door Covid-19 vaccination


Expressing concern over a surge in coronavirus circumstances within the province, Punjab Chief Secretary Jawwad Rafique Malik directed the well being authorities to start out a door-to-door coronavirus vaccination marketing campaign in all 36 districts.

He issued this path whereas presiding over a high-level assembly on the Civil Secretariat on Monday. The assembly reviewed the coronavirus pandemic state of affairs, provision of medical services in hospitals, and vaccination targets.

The chief secretary mentioned {that a} door-to-door vaccination marketing campaign in eight cities of the province had been underway since July 26 and its scope could be prolonged to all 36 districts. He expressed concern over a surge in circumstances and requested the Coronavirus Consultants Advisory Group (CEAG) to watch the state of affairs.

The chief secretary mentioned, “It’s evident from the info the vaccination is very efficient in opposition to the lethal virus.”

The sufferers who obtained even a single dose had been in a greater situation than those that didn’t the chief secretary claimed.

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He additional mentioned that if vaccination might save valuable lives, laxity in Covid-19 vaccination may very well be thought-about as critical negligence.

The chief secretary mentioned that coronavirus could be prevented solely by vaccinating as many individuals as doable. He talked about that the vaccination marketing campaign was a ‘nationwide trigger.’

“Implementation of NCOC pointers will probably be ensured in any case.” He appealed to the residents to proceed following SOPs together with vaccination.

The secretaries of Punjab Major and Secondary Healthcare Division and Punjab Specialised Healthcare and Medical Training Division gave an in depth briefing to the CS.

The secretaries of each healthcare departments revealed that the speed of constructive virus circumstances had elevated to over eight p.c in 15 districts of Punjab. The vaccination was in full swing in all districts.

Printed in The Categorical Tribune, August 31st, 2021.

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