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Tripura Conducts COVID-19 Vaccination Dry Run 2.0, On Friday

The National Health Mission (NHM) Tripura conducts the second phase of Covid19 Vaccine mock drill across eight districts on Friday. A total of 152 health facilities had been identified as immunisation centres or session sites. These include 30 centres in the West district, 9 in Khowai, 18 in Sepahijala, 17 in Gomati, 26 in the South, 21 in Dhalai, 13 in Unakoti and 18 in North Tripura district. A total of 211 teams have already been trained for vaccination. Out of these, 152 teams had been given the responsibility of vaccination centres. The cold chain spaces have been prepared, and additional 102 ice lined refrigerators (ILRs), and 16 numbers of the deep fridge would arrive soon from the centre. Presently, the vaccination storage can meet the 20 per cent population demand. A toll-free number—18003453797 will be available to answer the queries of the people. The state officials during a video conference with the union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Thursday requested for the early sanction of eight refrigerator vans to carry the vaccines across the state. The emergency use authorization has been given to two vaccines—Co-vaccine and Covid-shield, but when would they be supplied is yet to be ascertained. Tripura to receive the vaccines from Kolkata depot. During the first phase of dry-run on January 2, out of the 81 persons enrolled, 12 persons did not receive the message to remain present for vaccination.

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