Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday mentioned all these above 18 years of age throughout its 20 districts have obtained the primary dose of COVID-19 vaccination.
The day brings a way of accomplishment for 1000’s of vaccinators who traversed troublesome terrain and braved all odds to attain the milestone.
Razia, a vaccinator mentioned she has not taken a single time without work for the final 5 months and has administered 30,000 vaccines.
“Our sub-centre administered two lakh vaccines and I’ve personally given round 30,000 vaccines over the past 5 months,” she mentioned.
At 11 am at the moment, the federal government declared 100 per cent vaccination at a well being facility in Srinagar. Officers say they’d set the goal to attain milestone earlier than October 15.
The 100 per cent first dose-mark was celebrated with felicitation of medical doctors and vaccinators who got appreciation certificates by prime well being division official.
“Vaccinators have achieved large job entering into inaccessible areas, working day and night time and in addition motivating folks. It was a problem… Even two months again, for instance, we have been solely doing 4,000 vaccines in Srinagar per day. In September, it rose to 16,000 a day,” mentioned Vivek Bhardwaj, Extra Chief Secretary, J&Ok Well being and Medical Schooling.
Kashmir was the primary place within the nation which began door-to-door vaccination marketing campaign within the troublesome terrain. Braving freak climate circumstances and troublesome safety state of affairs and even web shutdown, the vaccinators traversed mountains and forest space to attain 100 per cent vaccination mark.
1.4 crore doses of Covid vaccines have been administered to this point in Jammu and Kashmir, officers mentioned. One in all challenges vaccinators have confronted was updating on-line data every time web companies have been blocked in Kashmir.
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