SHOPIAN: The District Magistrate (DM), Shopian, Sachin Kumar Vaishya today said that to ramp up the vaccination process and to break the chain of virus transmission in the district, cent percent target of Ist dose of above 45 years of age group has been completed and for 2nd dose vaccination process is in full swing.
The DM further said that all the people including Numberdars, Chowkidars, Auqaf Members, Social Activists and others are cooperating well and also follow the SOPs in letter and spirit besides, maintaining social distancing.
He said that all the health functionaries and other concerned have been geared up in the district and the process of vaccination for 2nd dose is going on speedily in the district to achieve the 100 percent target.
The DM said that cent percent vaccination of people in the first phase was possible only after the District Administration as well as health workers, Ashas, AWWs and others cooperated and worked hard. He said that people also did not pay any heed to the rumours and came forward by themselves to get vaccinated.
DM said that in the 2nd phase, 77 percent of the vaccination process has been achieved till date and the process is going on and shall be completed within the shortest possible time.
He also said that teams including Dy.CMO, BMOs and other health workers have been geared up and are jointly working day and night to complete the 2nd dose of vaccination process in the district.
DM said that all the health functionaries and other concerned have been pressed into service for the vaccination process to save precious lives.
He requested everyone to get vaccinated to remain safe and secure as vaccination is important for Covid-19 virus and added that vaccinated people have a slim chance of catching Covid infection.