*DC Doda reviews status of Covid Vaccination and Testing in the district* Frames district, sub-division and block level committees to gear up vaccination of persons above 45 years. _Calls to increase the RTPCR testing to mitigate the recent surge of cases_

Publish Date : 06/04/2021
Doda, April, 3:
The Deputy Commissioner Doda Vikas Sharma today called upon the concerned Officers of health department and took first hand appraisal of the ongoing Covid vaccination and RTPCR testing in the district here in the chamber of DC office.
The meeting was attended by ADC Doda, ACD Doda, CMO Doda, District Immunology officer, DIO Doda, MS Associated Hospital GMC Doda , besides other officials of the concerned department.
The DC reviewed the current testing status and directed the concerned to increase the testing by laying special focus on RTPCR testing. 
While reviewing the vaccination drive, it has been apprised the DC that a total of 19 vaccination sites have been identified across the district to conduct the vaccination to the beneficiaries on scheduled days. 
Meanwhile DC has constituted committees at district, Sub- division and block level for vaccination of all the persons above 45 years of age.
It  was further directed  that vaccination  of PRIs, Revenue employees, ULB employees, ICDS employees and other grassroot level workers be increased to achieve their 100% vaccination.
The DC asked the concerned to expedite the vaccination by mobilising the Asha workers, Anganwadi workers as well as PRI members and religious heads across the district to scale up the vaccination drive.
The DC directed all the concerned to make coordinated efforts so that recent surge can be mitigated by taking appropriate action on priority basis.