India’s second dry run of Covid19 vaccine from today

India had done well by developing vaccines in a short time: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

A nationwide dry run on 700-plus districts will be conducted on January 8, to ensure efficient planning and management for vaccine delivery. The drill will be held at three session sites of 736 districts across 33 states and union territories.

The entire planning of the vaccination drive including beneficiary registration, micro-planning and vaccination at the planned session site, will be tested under the leadership of District Collector or District Magistrate.

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said “India had done well by developing vaccines in a short time and in the next few days, we should be able to give these vaccines to our countrymen". “It will be given to our healthcare professional followed by frontline workers,” the minister said as the country conducted the second dry run to assess the preparedness for the vaccine rollout.

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