A meeting of Lawngtlai District Task Force Immunisation (DTFI) on COVID-19 vaccination was held today at the DC's Conference Hall, Lawngtlai under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner Dr Andrew H. Vanlaldika.
The meeting was attended by officials from health department, police and paramilitary forces, representatives of VC Association, churches and NGOs.
Member Secretary, District Immunisation Officer Dr S. Thaizi gave a brief report on 1st dose and 2nd dose of COVID-19 vaccination. It was reported that COVID-19 vaccination for healthcare workers was launched for Lawngtlai District on 19th January, 2021 and 1st dose had been administered to 700 beneficiaries. 2nd dose for healthcare workers and 1st dose for frontline workers has been being given since 17th February, 2021. Out of 718 healthcare workers vaccinated with 1st dose, there are 473 who has received the 2nd dose. There are 117 frontline workers who has also received their 1st dose.
It was scheduled to continue the vaccination on 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th & 10th of March at various vaccination sites within Lawngtlai District. The beneficiaries will include personnel of paramilitary forces, members of VLTFs, senior citizens above 60 years of age and persons with comorbidities between 45 - 59 years of age.
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