Nationwide Vaccination Today

India reports 19,078 new COVID-19 cases, 22,926 recoveries, and 224 deaths in last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry Total cases: 1,03,05,788 Active cases: 2,50,183 Total recoveries: 99,06,387 Death toll: 1,49,218.

Kerala: State Health Minister KK Shailaja reviews dry run for COVID-19 administration at Government Hospital, Peroorkada in Thiruvananthapuram. She says, “The mock drill is over here. Everything went smoothly. The exercise is being conducted in 4 districts”.

Delhi: Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan to visit GTB Hospital to review the dry run of administering the #COVID19 vaccine today.

Dry run for #COVID19 vaccine administration to be conducted in all States/Union Territories today in 116 districts across 259 sites: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.

#COVID19 vaccination drill to be conducted at Government Multispeciality Hospital in Chandigarh today.

Nationwide dry run for Covid-19 vaccination to be conducted today.

Maharashtra: Dry run of administering the #COVID19 vaccine will be conducted at District Hospital, Pune, today “Data of healthcare workers from Maharashtra has been uploaded on CoWIN,” says District Civil Surgeon

A nationwide dry run for Covid-19 vaccination will be conducted today. Dry run is essentially a practice session where a sample number of beneficiaries will go through a mock immunisation process.

Preparations underway for COVID19 vaccination dry run to be conducted at Hyderabad’s Gandhi Hospital today.

Dry run for COVID-19 vaccine administration to be conducted in all states and Union Territories today; visuals from a healthcare centre in Daryaganj, Delhi.

The exercise is aimed at testing the preparedness for the vaccine rollout. Today’s dry run will be conducted across all States and Union Territories. Each State and Union Territory has been asked to conduct the dry run at minimum three session sites.

Apart from the staff of the designated vaccination centres, the dry run will see the participation of a select group of health care workers as test vaccine beneficiaries. Each centre will identify 25 test beneficiaries for the dry run.

The mock drill will ensure that phase 1 of Covid-19 vaccination goes without any glitch. The dry run will test linkages between planning and implementation and to identify the challenges. The dry run will also test Co-WIN application, developed specifically for Covid-19 vaccination drive, in a field environment.

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan chaired a high-level meeting yesterday to review preparedness for the dry run. Head of the COVID Task Force and NITI Aayog Member Dr VK Paul said that the dry run of vaccination is important to ascertain the preparedness and operational functioning of COWIN under actual circumstances.

States are also augmenting the state helpline 104 which will be used in addition to 1075 for any vaccine related query. Call centre executives have been given an orientation and capacity building training.

A two-day trial run was earlier conducted on December 28 and 29 in four states – Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab and Gujarat. The planned operations and the laid-out mechanisms for the drive was successful then.

Health and Family Welfare Ministry said all states expressed satisfaction in terms of the operational approach and use of IT platform to ensure transparency and effective monitoring of vaccination processes expected to cover a large number of people across the country.

By Naresh Sagar

Mentor MSME, Motivator, Media Event Org, Management fiscal & Water management.Social Media branding,Internet broadcasters,Propunder of Indian Philosophy

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