Officials accelerate vaccination as COVID cases emerge in Tirupati


Even if the state experiences a surge in COVID-19 cases, the official machinery in Tirupati is well on its way to raising awareness, forcing the wearing of masks and maintaining social distance, aside from giving impetus to the vaccination campaign.

TUDA Chairman C. Bhaskar Reddy’s two-day special vaccination campaign for frontline workers ended on Wednesday. Media representatives, teachers, police officers, health professionals, laboratory technicians and government employees took the first dose of the vaccine.

Similarly, the two-day vaccination camp conducted at the corporate headquarters of Andhra Pradesh Southern Power Distribution Company Limited (APSPDCL) ended on Wednesday. Discom’s chairman and CEO, H. Haranatha Rao, warned against vaccinating.

“It will not only put their lives at risk, but also their colleagues and family members,” he said, mentioning that the discom had lost several lives to viruses over the past year. He asked the staff to get vaccinated immediately.

Meanwhile, the Industry Department organized an awareness campaign for all senior HR managers in Sri City in which Pratap Reddy, General Manager of District Industries Center, Chittoor, APIIC Zonal Manager Shuvana Sony and Ravindra Sannareddy, General Manager of Sri City, warned attendees about the precautionary measures in terms of the increase in infection.

Standard procedure

They explained the need to follow the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and take steps to reduce the severity of the disease, such as: B. the regular renovation of factories, machines and vehicles that enter the premises, and the thermal scanning of employees.

‘Must wear mask’

In Kadapa District, police officers under the direction of Police Superintendent KKN Anburajan in Utukuru County explained the importance of wearing a mask to people.

He distributed masks to passers-by and violations of the mask rules would be taken seriously.


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