Deputy Commissioner & Sub Divisional Magistrate take COVID-19 vaccine

Port Blair, Apr 11: Leading from the front, Mr. Suneel Anchipaka, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman, and Sub Divisional Magistrate (SA), Mr. Hari Kallikkat, IAS, has taken COVID-19 vaccine today at COVID Vaccination Centre JRNM along with other revenue officials.
DC inspected the COVID Vaccination Centres set up at PHC Swaraj Dweep, PHC Shaheed Dweep earlier in the day and afterwards visited UHC Dairy Farm and UHC Haddo. He also interacted with 45 plus age group beneficiaries at vaccination centres and asked them to motivate other eligible people to come forward to get vaccinated themselves at the nearest Covid Vaccination Centres established at JNRM college, UHC Dairy Farm, UHC Haddo, CHC Bamboofalt, PHC Garacharma, PHC Manglutan, Community Hall Chouldari, PHC Tushnabad, PHC Ferrargunj, PHC Wimberlygunj, PHC Swaraj Dweep, PHC Shaheed Dweep and PHC Hutbay.
The Assistant Commissioner (SA)/ SDM (SA) along with the Assistant Commissioner (Settlement) also visited residence of some senior citizen of Prem Nagar and Junglighat and requested to take COVID vaccination to fight against the COVID -19 pandemic.
In order to ensure 100 percent vaccination of the 45 plus age group beneficiaries, the Deputy Commissioner (SA) directed Medical Officer In-charge of all the respective District Hospitals, CHCs, PHCs, UHCs & Sub Centres to make data base of the eligible beneficiaries in another two days and mobilize them through ANM, ASHA workers, Anganwadi workers and Civil Society Organizations to get vaccinated at their COVID Vaccination Centres.
He also requested general public to support administration in spreading awareness among the 45+ aged nears & dears to take Covid vaccine to restrain the spread of COVID-19 and reiterated the five-fold strategy of Testing, Tracing, Treatment, COVID appropriate behavior and vaccination to be meticulously implemented in South Andaman District.

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