Kamrup, Amingaon: Kamrup district has completed its preparation for a mega vaccination drive to be held state-wide on September 17 to further intensify the vaccination of COVID-19 in Assam. Target fixed to vaccinate  40,000 people. Immunisation centres have already been set up for the drive by the District Health Department in coordination with District Administration.

It may be mentioned that a total of 8 lakh vaccines have been targeted across the state on that day. To achieve this goal, a target of 25,000 vaccines has been set for the Kamrup district.

However, the district health department has planned to vaccinate 40,000 people and to achieve this target, more than 200 vaccination centres have already been set in the district. The schools of the area under Block Primary Health Centres are utilised for vaccination centres. Special emphasis on vaccination will be given in char areas under the district.

Accordingly, 5,000 vaccines are targeted to be given in the Hajo Char area. Similarly, special measures have been taken to provide vaccines in the Char area of Chhagaon too. On the other hand, a mobile vaccination team is also prepared under Azara Block Primary Health Centre for the purpose. The second dose of Covaxin and both doses of Covishield will be available for the eligible persons on that day.

Deputy Commissioner, Kamrup Kailash Karthik N urges all to work diligently in coordination with all concerned officials to carry out this mission of Mega COVID-19 Vaccination Drive smoothly and successfully.

It may be mentioned that 11,80,144 COVID vaccines are given to date in Kamrup. Out of these 9,37,622 are of the first dose and 2,42,522 are of the second dose.

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