COVID-19 Vaccination drive held across all district in Nagaland

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COVID-19 vaccination drive was held in nine districts of Nagaland. In Jalukie, Minister Higher Education and Tribal Affairs, Temjen Imna Along graced the launching programme of the vaccination.

Additional Deputy Commissioner Mokokchung Shashank Singh launched COVID-19 Vaccination for Health Care Workers at Mokokchung in presence of World Health Organisation Representative Dr. Sathya Bhas Karan at Imkongliba Memorial District Hospital.

At Wokha, the District Task Force administrated 100 Health Care Workers on COVID-19 vaccination launched by Deputy Commissioner and Chairman District Task Force for COVID-19, Orenthung Lotha at Dr. Motsuo Memorial District Hospital. Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Zunheboto, Peter Lichamo launched COVID-19 vaccination at town hall.

Advisor, Pohwang Konyak launched the COVID 19 Vaccination for Mon district. In Tuensang, the vaccination drive was held at the District Hospital while at Longleng, Deputy Commissioner M. Shayung Phom launched the vaccination drive.

Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio launches State Level launching programme of COVID-19 at Naga Hospital Authority Kohima

Nagaland joined the rest of the Nation in launching the world’s largest COVID-19 vaccination drive today. Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio officially launched the state level programme at Naga Hospital Authority Kohima, NHAK in Kohima.

The vaccination was launched in 9 sites wherein 100 beneficiaries received the vaccines. Consultant and in-charge of Critical Care Department NHAK Dr. Sentimeren Aonok, was the first recipient of the vaccine from Kohima District. Speaking at the launching programme, Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio said health workers rightly deserve to be the first privilege people to be vaccinated in the first phase.

He expressed happiness that our country could make “Made in India” vaccine for all and also been able to export to the neighbouring countries. Rio said the vaccine which has been approved by the Drug Controller General of India is safe and found to be 70 percent efficient from the clinical test with good level of immunogenicity and antibodies.

The Chief Minister urged upon all to come forward and register themselves for the vaccination so that all are safe and protected from the virus. Rio further expressed hope that it will be the beginning of restoring communities to wholeness and health as state join the country in the world’s largest vaccination programme.

Health and Family Welfare Minister S Pangnyu Phom launched the Vaccination drive at Dimapur District Hospital

In Dimapur, District Health and Family Welfare Minister S Pangnyu Phom launched the Vaccination drive at Dimapur District Hospital. Pathologist from Dimapur District Hospital, Dr. Temsu, received the first dose of Covishield vaccine in the district. Health Minister urged upon all beneficiaries to strictly maintain all Covid-19 appropriate behaviours during and after the vaccination.

Identified 4894 beneficiaries from Dimapur

A total of 100 healthcare workers including doctors, nurses and staff of DHD received vaccination on the first day in the presence of Minister for Health & Family Welfare, S Pangnyu Phom; Minister for Rural Development, Metsubo Jamir; Principal Director Health & Family Welfare, Dr Vizolie Z Soukhrie, district administration and police officials.

4894 beneficiaries were identified in Dimapur consisting mostly of frontline workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in different phases.