SRINAGAR: The Chief Medical Officer, Shopian, Dr.Arshad Hussain Tak Wednesday said that to ramp up the vaccination process to break the chain of virus transmission, cent percent target of vaccination of above 45 years of age group has been completed in the district so far.
The CMO said that cent percent vaccination of people was possible only after the District Administration as well as health workers, Ashas, AWWs and others cooperated and worked hard. He said that people also did not pay any heed to the rumours and came forward by themselves to get vaccinated.
He said that in the 2nd phase, 22 percent of the vaccination process has been achieved till date and the process is going on and shall be completed within the shortest possible time. He also said that our teams including Dy.CMO, BMOs and other health workers have been geared up and are jointly working day night to complete the 2nd dose of vaccination process in the district.
The CMO stated that soon after the announcement of the above 18 years of age group, health functionaries will be pressed into service for the vaccination process to save precious lives.
He requested everyone to get vaccinated to remain safe and secure as vaccination is important for Covid-19 virus and added that vaccinated people have a slim chance of catching Covid infection and the vaccine acts as a shield against the Covid infection. (GNS)