Fazilka, Might 3
Amidst surge in Covid instances within the district, vaccination drive has come to an abject halt because the district ran out of shares. No vaccination was achieved within the district hospital at the moment. The Well being Division has additionally stopped the provision of vaccine to non-public hospitals leaving the beneficiaries who had been to be administered the second dose excessive and dry.
Civil Surgeon, Fazilka, Dr Harjinder Singh mentioned the division had not obtained the recent consignment, therefore they needed to cease the vaccination drive at the moment.
“Shares have been exhausted and we’re awaiting recent consignment. As quickly because it reaches Fazilka, we are going to restart the method,” mentioned the Civil Surgeon. Fazilka is among the worst-hit districts of the state as based on official sources it witnessed 27 deaths and 1,042 optimistic instances over the last three days.
Dr Harjinder urged medical practitioners operating non-public hospitals to refer sufferers having Covid signs to authorities hospital for testing to stop additional unfold of the illness.