Yesterday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the corona vaccine would arrive in a week. Then the Gujarat government will give the first vaccine to Corona Warriors in the state. Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel informed about the vaccination. In which he said to give the vaccine in phases in the state. In the first phase, health workers, in the second phase, police and home guards, and in the next phase, senior citizens over the age of 50 will be vaccinated, he said.
There will be phased vaccination
Outlining the vaccination at a press conference, Nitin Patel said that in the first phase, health care workers will be vaccinated. In the second phase, Corona Warriors, including police and homeguards, will be vaccinated. The vaccine will be given to citizens above 50 years of age in subsequent phases. Apart from this those suffering from diseases like cancer, heart disease below the age of 50 will be included in the later stages.
Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel has said that while the country and the people of the world are grappling with the global corona epidemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is making efforts to protect the countrymen against corona and the corona vaccine will be available soon. In order to provide this vaccine to the citizens of Gujarat in phases, after extensive discussions in the core committee meeting chaired by Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani, arrangements are being made to make strong arrangements for vaccination. For this, complete arrangements have been made by the state health department in coordination with all other departments.
Deputy Chief Minister Patel added that task force has been formed at all 6 districts and 6 talukas and corporation level of the state. Not only that, this task force has also done the necessary planning. In Gujarat, 4 vaccine stores at zonal level, 21 stores at district and corporation level for storage of vaccines and 2,15 cold chain points have been made available to reach the hinterland. Technical audit of equipment at all stores has also been completed. Out of two additional walk-in coolers, one one-in-one free and 15 Iceland refrigerators, about 150 Iceland refrigerators have been found. 20 deep freezes will be received from the central government.