Saturate 2nd Vaccine Dose On Priority: LG Tells DCs

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Friday directed Deputy Commissioners to saturate the 2nd dose of Covid vaccine on priority basis, while congratulating the officers for achieving 100% coverage of first dose of vaccination for above 18 age group.

Chairing the weekly meetings to review Covid containment measures and status of vaccination coverage with the Covid Task Force and DCs, SPs, the LG impressed upon the officers for robust implementation of Covid protocols and following of Covid SoPs in their respective districts, an official spokesperson said Friday.

“While congratulating the Deputy Commissioners, the Lt Governor directed them to prioritise the saturation of the second dose of Covid vaccine,” he said.
Sinha, he said, also directed the DC to take prior measures for preventing dengue in their districts.

In the meeting, the official spokesperson said, the LG also passed directions to all the DCs on a number of issues of public importance, including check on the rates of minor minerals, implementation of transportation charges for minor minerals fixed by the Transportation department, besides others.

He further said that Vivek Bhardwaj, Additional Chief Secretary, Health and Medical Education Department gave a detailed presentation on the Covid containment measures and weekly trend in Covid cases.

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