Visakhapatnam

Special vaccination drive in all ward secretariats on Sunday

District Collector V. Vinay Chand took stock of the arrangements being made for the special COVID-19 vaccination drive to be conducted on Sunday.. He said that the drive will be conducted from 7 a.m. in all the 578 ward secretariats in the GVMC limits.

He instructed the officials to ensure vaccine is transported to the centres.

District Immunisation Officer Jeevan Rani, Principal of Andhra Medical College P.V. Sudhakar and a few others were present.

Meanwhile in a release, Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) Commissioner G. Srijana said that the programme will be held for people above 45 years of age and women with children between zero and five years. People can get their first and second dose vaccination, she said.

Basic amenities

The GVMC Commissioner instructed the Zonal Commissioners, Ward Special Officers and volunteers to ensure the secretariats have basic amenities like drinking water, tents, chairs and electricity for the smooth conduct of the drive. She said that the government aims at administrating vaccine to at least one lakh eligible people through the special drive.


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