7th Apr 2021 11:04:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

Yupia, Apr 7: In the wake of Covid-19 second wave prevailing in the country, the Papum Pare District Task Force for Immunization conducted its 7th  District Task Force for Immunization (DFTI) meeting at DC’s conference hall Yupia today  to review and discuss the performance of the district in COVID-19 vaccination drive.
While chairing the meeting, Deputy Commissioner Papum Pare, Pige Ligu  called upon the health department to  remain alert and well prepared in advance in the event of an outbreak to fight COVID-19 second wave  which is described as more dangerous than  previous one.
He also took stock of status of performance of Covid-19 vaccination drive in the district and asked the health department to mobilise and motivate the registered beneficiaries to get their  vaccines  and also to ensure that all health workers and  frontline workers including administration officers, Head of departments, Police personnel and APST drivers who are more vulnerable are vaccinated.
Acknowledging the shortfalls during the COVID-19 management of the first wave, the DC also stressed upon need for correction and instructed the District Medical Officer to convene a meeting of all Covid Warriors of the district and also to expedite Random Testing at the Point of Entry.
Earlier, DMO Dr.K Perme informed the house about status of Covid-19 pandemic prevailing in the country and highlighted the focus point for action.    An action plan to mitigate Covid-19 transmission for the district was also prepared during the meeting.  The  DRCHO  Dr.Neyang Nitik gave a presentation on status of Covid -19 vaccination drive of the district. DIPRO 


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