DC Jammu reviews COVID vaccination progress; Directs for 100 % age appropriate immunization

Jammu: Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Anshul Garg today chaired a meeting of concerned officers to review the progress of Covid vaccination of people above 45 years of age in the district.

The meeting discussed the status of Covid-19 vaccination besides impact of the precautions need to be taken in the district to control spread of the Covid.

At the outset, the concerned officer apprised the DC that against 4.28 lakh beneficiaries, 1.10 lakh have so far been administered Covid vaccine.

The DC directed the officers not to lower the guard and continue to maintain the highest level of alertness to ensure implementation of SOPs to counter the spread of virus.

The DC reiterated that apart from executing proactive measures, mobilization of all resources and manpower shall be put on ready gear to enable the Administration to tackle any emergencies arising from Covid-19 pandemic.

He also directed officers to intensify vaccination process in order to achieve 100 percent immunization in the district with special focus on Schools, Colleges, Coaching Centers, Banks, Markets and rural areas where footfall is high.

Anshul Garg called for raising awareness among the masses to persuade the people especially above 45 Years to go for vaccination. He called for roping in NGOs, Religious Heads, PRIs, Asha Workers and other influencers to motivate the eligible persons for vaccination.

ADC (Adm.) Satish Kumar Sharma, Chief Medical Officer Jammu, BMOs and other concerned of the department were present in the meeting.


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