Speed up vaccination against Covid: CS

Raipur, Apr 01: Chief Secretary Amitabh Jain has instructed the Collectors and Superintendents of Police through video conferencing from the Mahanadi Bhavan here on Thursday to expedite vaccination against Covid in all districts. The Chief Secretary reviewed the efficacy of ICU and HDU in dedicated Covid hospitals in the districts and vaccination against Covid in districts. The Chief Secretary said that the Chief Minister is constantly monitoring the situation. Additional Chief Secretary to the Chief Minister Mr. Subrat Sahoo also gave necessary guidelines to the officers through video conferencing on the occasion. In the meeting, Additional Chief Secretary of Health Department, Mrs. Renu Pillay gave detailed information regarding vaccination and Covid hospitals. The Chief Secretary directed the officials that wherever a concentration zone is set up, people should be informed about why a container zone has been created here. Rules should be strictly followed in the Containment Zone. The Chief Secretary said that strict adherence should be made to ensure that people apply masks compulsorily. A fine of Rs 500 should be levied on people visiting public places without masks. The Chief Secretary has instructed the officials to make people aware that all eligible persons should get vaccinated. He said that it is the responsibility of the Governments and Administration to make it widely publicized that vaccination is necessary to prevent Covid infection. The Chief Secretary has instructed the officers that necessary cooperation of ministers, mayors, district panchayat presidents and other public representatives should be taken for public awareness of vaccination against Covid. The Chief Secretary directed the officials to keep track of the status of infection of Covid in neighboring districts and states. The meeting reviewed in detail the status of private hospitals, imposing penalties for more than 150 vaccinations per center per day and imposing penalties for not applying masks, and all necessary measures for prevention of Covid. On the occasion, Secretary of the Finance Department, Mrs. Alarmail Mangai D., Secretary to the Chief Minister Mr. Siddharth Komal Pardeshi, Director of State Health Mission, Dr. Priyanka Shukla and Director Health Mr. Neeraj Bansod and other senior officials including all the Divisional Commissioner, Inspector General of Police, Collector , S.P., CEO of District Panchayats, Municipal Corporation Commissioner, Chief Medical and Health Officers and all Nodal Officers of Vaccination drive participated.

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