Covid-19 vaccination drive: Addl Chief Secy urges DMs to stay prepared

Bhubaneswar: Additional Chief Secretary of Odisha Health Dept, PK Mohapatra, has directed Collectors to remain prepared for Covid-19 vaccination drive.

The vaccination drive will be undertaken at block and district level in Odisha. The District Collectors have been directed to remain present at the vaccination centres to ensure smooth functioning of the drive.

The state government has prepared the database of people who will be vaccinated at the first place. A list of 3.20 lakh health workers have been prepared for such purpose. Of the number, 1.40 lakh Anganwadi workers, supervisors and CDPOs are enlisted.

As many as 29,276 vaccination centres have been identified for the drive. Reports said 8276 vaccinators will be appointed for such purpose and 1222 cold chain centre will set up to successfully undertake the vaccination drive.

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