Agartala, Jan 1: The state is geared up to conduct dry run of Covid vaccine in three selected locations- IGM hospital, Borakha PHC and Gandhigram PHC tomorrow.

Three teams comprising six members of each team have been made ready and altogether 25 Asha Workers and Anganwadi Workers would remain present in three places to take the dummy Covid vaccine.

Dr. Siddartha Jaiswal, the Mission Director of NHM, Tripura said the dry run of Covid Vax has been planned to verify the level of preparation for the vaccination programme. “Each team will have to vaccinators who have got training in administering vaccines. Altogether 180 health department personnel have so far got training”, he said.

All the relative information on dry run will be uploaded in the Co-Win app to maintain transparency in the entire drive; he said adding that the people would get all necessary inputs from the app.

Meanwhile, there has been no Covid death in the state during the past 48 hours showing gradual improvement in the overall pandemic situation. In the last 24 hours, only 4 Covid positive cases were detected in the state while 16 Covid patients have recovered. Currently, as many as 88 Covid patients are undergoing treatment in the hospital.

While the state’s positivity has reduced to 5.73 percent, the recovery rate has touched 98.55 percent and the fatality rate stands at 1.15 percent. The state has witnessed as many as 382 Covid deaths and total caseload stands at 32,772 in the state.

Source:
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