Odisha: Frontline workers to get Covid-19 vaccine in offices

Bhubaneswar:  Making COVID vaccination available to a wider section, Frontline workers in Odisha will be jabbed at their respective offices.

Reportedly, Initially, the vaccine will be administered to officials and employees of Home, Housing and Urban Development and Revenue Departments.  Special rooms will be opened at different Government offices for the drive.

A list of 1,92, 437 officials and staff of all three departments have been prepared. Out of them, 1,57,388  beneficiaries belong to Home Department, 25,961 are from Housing and Urban Development and 9088 from Revenue Department.

This was informed by Health and Family Welfare Director and state Vaccine In-Charge Bijay Panigrahi.

While the first dose of the first phase vaccination will complete on February 10, vaccination of the second dose will begin on February 15, informed the Health Director.

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