The health department has completed preparations in all 13 districts for the corona vaccination rehearsal (dry run).

The corona vaccine will be rehearsed in 130 medical units on Friday. For this, the department has deployed supervisors.
State Nodal Officer for Corona Vaccination and NHM Mission Director Sonika said that on January 8, Corona vaccination will be rehearsed at 10 locations in each district.

Vaccination will be tested through rehearsal in 130 hospitals, community health centers, primary health centers and private hospitals across the state. A list of all health workers has been prepared for the rehearsal. Information has been sent on mobile through SMS to health workers who will get vaccinated.

Director NHM Dr. Saroj Naithani said that Dr. Bharti Rana, Dr. SK Gupta, Dr. Manoj Bahukhandi, Dr. KS Chauhan, Dr. AK Singh, Dr. Vikas were appointed observers for the rehearsal. At the same time, Dr. Shaileja Bhatt, Dr. Shikha Jangpangi has been given the responsibility of supervisor in Kumaon division.

Yamunotri MLA Kedar Singh Rawat honored Anganwadi workers for their contribution in prevention of corona infection. He provided stationery and sports related kits.

Relief: Corona’s new strain not found in Uttarakhand:
Uttarakhand has got a big relief with the new strain of Corona virus. Samples of six infected returned from the UK sent to the National Institute of Virology Pune (NIV) for genome sequencing have been found. In which a new strain of corona virus has not been found. The report of two samples is yet to come.

Recently eight people returned from Britain were found corona infected. Six were found in Dehradun, one each in Udham Singh Nagar and Nainital district.

Eight samples from the Department of Health were sent to the National Institute of Virology, Pune, to investigate the new strain of the corona virus. Samples have been reported from NIV for about a week. In which six new corona strains have not been found. The report of two samples is yet to come.

Dr. Abhishek Tripathi, Chief Operating Officer of the State Covid Control Room, has confirmed the receipt of samples from NIV. He said that a new strain of Corona has not been found in six samples.

Beds reserved for new Corona strain patients:
Vigilance is also being exercised in Uttarakhand after being traced in the country of Corona’s new strain spreading from Britain. In view of this, 30 beds General and 10 beds ICU wards have been reserved separately in Government Doon Medical College Hospital.

The Government Doon Medical College Hospital has been completely dedicated to Kovid-19 patients. Uttarakhand Health Department is on alert as the new strain of corona infection increases.

Dr. MS Khatri, deputy MS of Doon Hospital and State Coordinator of Corona, said that in the general ward, beds of 15 male and 15 female patients have been reserved in view of potential patients infected with the UK. Apart from this, a 10-bed ICU ward has also been reserved. However, till now Corona patients of the strain from Britain have not been found in Doon and no such patient has reached the hospital.

Doon Hospital ready for side effects
With the introduction of vaccination of Kovid-19, preparations are also being made to deal with any kind of side effects. In view of this, the State Government has also decided to prepare Government Doon Medical Hospital as a Tursary Care Center for the patients of Garhwal Division.

After applying the corona vaccine, if any patient has any kind of side effects, then the Doon Hospital administration has been asked to be prompt for its treatment. The preparations for this are being finalized. Dr. NS Khatri has confirmed the government’s decision to make Doon Hospital a Corona Vaccination Tursory Care Center.


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