ITANAGAR, Mar 04: Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar, several top bureaucrats and former lawmakers have univocally appealed the citizens of the state above 60 years and those with comorbidities, to get them vaccinated for Covid 19 at their respective vaccination centres.
Briefing media persons at Rama Krishna Mission Hospital here on Thursday, after being inoculated, the chief secretary along with top bureaucrats advised the people not to afraid of the rumours on the vaccine which has no side effects.
The vaccination drive in the state got momentum and as per information received from the health officials, the vaccination drive is going in 209 centers out of 343 centers in state, the chief secretary said.
“We have already given instruction to function the remaining centers as per requirements for vaccination in the respective area of various district,” he added.
Kumar further added that sufficient quantity of vaccines have been dispatched to all the district and also to army deployed in the international boundary and there would be no scarcity of vaccine as of now as the supply are also arriving from time to time.
Till Tuesday last, as many as 38,000 people received the jabs.
Most of the people vaccinated area health care workers, field level workers, revenue workers.
The chief secretary added that the state has targeted to inoculate around six lakhs of people in the state.
He further informed that senior citizens could register their names online or they can visit the vaccination centre with an identity card where the officers and medical staffs would guide them.
Meanwhile, Capital DC Komkar Dulom inform that the vaccination drive would continue at RKM Hospital, Itafort dispensary and at TRIHMS.