Second Covid vaccination dry-run to be held in 30 districts on Jan 8
Team Udayavani, Jan 7, 2021, 1:37 PM IST
Bengaluru: The second dry run of the immunisation against Covid will be held on January 8 in 6 centres in each of the state’s 30 districts.
The first mock vaccine drive was held on January 2 in five districts – Bengaluru, Kalaburagi, Shivamogga, Mysuru and Belagavi. This time according to the state health department it will be carried out in 6 centres in each of the state’s 30 districts and will cover district hospitals, medical college hospital (government and private), Urban Primary Health Centres, taluk hospitals, Primary Health Centres, Community Health Centres, and private hospitals.
A statement by health department read, “This dry run will be an exercise for end-to-end testing of COVID-19 vaccination process except for the actual vaccination and will include: Planning and preparations including pre requisites for vaccine introduction and use of Co-WIN portal. Uploading beneficiaries and session site details. Verification of documents at session sites. Mock drill of beneficiary vaccination and reporting. This dry run will ensure the feasibility of COVID-19 vaccination implementation at all types of session sites.”
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