Collector M. Hari Jawaharlal made it clear on Sunday that those who want the first dose of vaccine against coronavirus will have to wait until the first week of June as the existing inventory will be used for those people who have booked slots for the second dose.
In a press release, he said that people who booked slots for the first dose of vaccination would be automatically canceled. “Facilities are being created in vaccination centers. The district administration will notify people by phone or text message about the second dose of vaccine, which will be given from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm in the designated locations, ”said Hari Jawaharlal. To ensure social distancing, the district government has decided to use schools and toy dogs as a venue for vaccination campaigns, the collector said, adding that strict adherence to COVID-19 appropriate behavior is required to control the spread of the infection.
The number of active cases in the district has now risen to 8,195. The district reported 11 more deaths on Sunday, bringing the total to 337. The government is collecting data on the people who have died while receiving treatment in various COVID-19 facilities.
Control room hotline
Officials have appealed to people to choose either 108 or 14410 for rapid health care for COVID patients. A control room at 08922236947 has also been set up to answer questions from patients and their relatives.