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Nicobar gets first dose of vaccination for Frontline Workers

Nicobar ,

    As part of COVID-19 vaccination to Health Care Workers (HCW) and Front Line Workers (FLW) of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, vaccination sessions are undertaken at Health Institutions of all the three Districts in this Union Territory.    
    The Directorate of Health Services has received a total of 77500 doses of Vaccine so far for the vaccination of Health Care Workers and Frontline Workers of all line Departments as well as for defence to safeguard themselves while discharging their duties in this COVID-19 pandemic situation.
    Till now, a total of 3800 HCWs out of 5210 registered including defence and 1831 of 10170 registered FLWs excluding defence have been vaccinated with the 1st Dose of COVID-19 in Andaman & Nicobar Islands in Phase - I. Also, a total of 2013 HCWs have been vaccinated for the 2nd dose of COVID-19 Vaccine in Phase - II.
    The Andaman and Nicobar Administration is fully focused to achieve maximum coverage of vaccination in UT. In this context, a total of 61 Frontline Workers of Car Nicobar have been vaccinated today with the first dose of COVISHIELD as initiation of vaccination of Frontline Workers in outer Islands, a press release from DHS said.