Press Reporter News Service
Mohali, March 2
The primary day of covid vaccination for individuals with comorbidities and senior residents was marked by confusion on many accounts in Mohali on Monday.
“In case you are a senior citizen and going through an issue with on-line registration for vaccination, the simplest method to get jabbed is walk-in on the designated hospitals with a PAN card and an id card. The whole lot can be taken care of,” mentioned Adarshpal Kaur, Mohali Civil Surgeon.
The most typical drawback confronted was the glitches with the official app meant for hospital authorities, adopted by the senior residents’ incapacity to manage up with self-registration after which the confusion relating to the accessible hospitals the place vaccination/registration was really happening.
By the tip of the day, the district well being officers might solely authenticate three services—District Hospital, Mohali, Fortis and Max Hospital—the place the vaccine was administered. However there have been studies of the vaccine being administered at different personal hospitals as nicely. Two authorities hospitals within the Mohali district couldn’t start the vaccination programme on the primary day on account of numerous causes.
Sub Divisional Hospital Dera Bassi, Indus Hospital and Mehar Hospital are more likely to start vaccination/registration from Tuesday, mentioned Sangeeta Jain, SMO Dera Bassi.
Docs mentioned the tempo of individuals keen to get vaccinated will decide up step by step as soon as the method is streamlined.
“It’s such a paradox, everybody was ready for the vaccine so eagerly however now it’s right here no person is keen to get it,” mentioned Dr Adarshpal Kaur.