Its purpose is to better plan and manage COVID-19 vaccination.
Vaccination of COVID-19 is going to start in the country in a few days. Keeping this in view, except Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, there will be a second round of dry runs on January 8 in all the districts of all states and union territories. Its purpose is to better plan and manage COVID-19 vaccination. Each district will have to identify three types of session sites, which is similar to the dry run conducted on January 2.
Meeting with Health Ministers of States on 7 January
The Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday that it includes public health facilities (district hospitals / medical colleges), private health facilities and rural or urban outreach sites. In this regard, the Union Health Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan will hold a meeting on January 7 with the health ministers of the states and union territories on January 7. In this, they will be told about the operation of the dry run.
An official source said that on January 8, there will be a dry run in all districts in India, except UP and Haryana. COVID-19 vaccine dry run is already happening in UP on January 5 and Haryana will do it in all districts on Thursday.
Preparations to bring COVID-19 vaccine across the country
The ministry said in a statement that the central government is preparing to bring the COVID-19 vaccine across the country. The Union Health Ministry is actively preparing for the introduction of the COVID-19 vaccine. In this, she is taking the support of states, union territories and all stakeholders. In the last few months, it has been ensured that preparations are on track.
Explain that amidst the dry run of Corona vaccination, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan had announced on Wednesday that Corona vaccine will be given free of cost to the people across the country. Harshvardhan said that the preparation of corona vaccine is complete and it is necessary to test the preparations before the announcement of the date of commencement of vaccination.