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All set for vaccine dry run at Nawanshahr, Ludhiana today

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, December 27

To ensure the smooth implementation of the dry run of the Covid vaccine on December 28 and 29, the state government is all set to commence the vaccination programme in Nawanshahr and Ludhiana districts.

Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu said, "The vaccine will be rolled out in a phased manner with priority groups — healthcare workers, frontline workers, elderly and population with co-morbidities. The details of 1.5 lakh healthcare workers from private and public facilities have already been uploaded on the CoWIN portal. All beneficiaries are to be compulsory pre-registered on the portal and a photo ID will be needed for it."

In Phased manner

  • Five health facilities in Nawanshahr and seven in Ludhiana identified for vaccine's dry run
  • Details of 1.5 lakh healthcare workers from private and public facilities already uploaded on the Cowin portal

As per instructions of the Ministry Health and Family welfare, the Nawanshahr administration has identified five facilities for the vaccine roll out — a district hospital in Nawanshahr, a Community Health Centre (CHC) in Mukandpur, a Primary Health Centre (PHC) in Jadla, a sub-centre in Usmanpur and Ivy Hospital.

In Ludhiana, seven facilities have been identified — Lord Mahavir Civil Hospital as district hospital, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital as private facility, three sub-divisonal hospitals in Jagraon, Raikot and Khanna as urban outreach facilities, and CHCs in Dhamot and Machhiwara as rural outreach sites.



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