There is good news for people of Jammu and Kashmir that covid-19 vaccine reached here for vaccination. According to the government spokesman, first health volunteers, doctors, nurses and other staff would be vaccinated.
Jammu and Kashmir received the first batch of COVID-19 vaccine to start a vaccination programme. Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha will kick off COVID-19 vaccination drive from Government Medical College, Jammu.
Officials said that the Government has decided to give the 1st dose of vaccine to health care workers. For an efficient vaccination programme, the Health Department has already fixed all modalities to roll it out.
The officials informed that 2.5 lakh vaccines would reach Kashmir in case traffic resumes on Srinagar-Jammu highway. They further informed that Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha will kick off COVID-19 vaccination drive from Government Medical College, Jammu.
They said 2700 people across the Union Territory will receive vaccination on Day one at 27 designated sites which will be subsequently raised to over 1000.
The UT Government has so far registered 1.07 lakh health workers across the Union Territory for vaccination in the first phase.Officials have designated 1100 vaccination sites across J&K where COVID-19 vaccine will be administered.