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DC calls upon senior citizen and persons with co-morbidities above 45, to come forward for getting vaccination

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | March 03, 2021 05:30 PM

PATIALA: Deputy Commissioner Patiala, Mr. Kumar Amit alongwith ADC (G) Pooja Sayal Grewal and AC (G) today got second dose of COVISHIELD at Mata Kaushalya Government Hospital.
While taking second dose of immunisation against COVID, Mr. Kumar Amit made an appeal to the all the senior citizens above 60 years of age and persons in the age group of 45 to 59 and having co-morbidities to come forward to get them registered for vaccination.
Deputy Commissioner Kumar Amit further said that after the launching of first phase in which the vaccination of health workers was started and the second phase, in which the officials and employees of the Ministry of Defense, Water Supply and Sanitation, Local Government and Revenue Departments have been vaccinated, the third phase have been launched for the people over the age of 60 and people with co-morbidities between the age of 45 and 60 are being vaccinated. He said that for the third phase, registration can be done at Covin App 2.0, Arogya Setu App and at the nearest immunization center. Apart from that, SEWA KENDRAS of the district would also facilitate the people of above categories for registration from tomorrow i.e. March 4 onwards.
He clarified that in the meantime, vaccination for the first and second phase categories, would also remain continue along with this phase.
After getting vaccinated, ADC (G) Mrs. Pooja Sayal Grewal said that today she has been given the second dose of COVID vaccine. She appealed to others to come forward and be part of the vaccination drive and contribute to the fight against COVID.

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