Srinagar, Jan 2: A ‘dry run’ for Covid-19 vaccination was conducted today at Rainawari Hospital Srinagar.
Pertinently, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare had earlier announced that it will hold the dry run for the most anticipated mass immunization program for two days.
The ‘dry run’ which means dummy vaccination exercise was inaugurated by Director Health Services Kashmir Dr Samir Mattu and was attended by all top officers and officials from Directorate of Health and Directorate of Family Welfare, Officers from DC Office Srinagar and staffers including Dr Bilquese from Rainawari Hospital Srinagar.
While divulging information about the ‘dry run’ vaccination, a Health official told KNT that it is dummy process that will help the government assess how ready it is for the Covid-19 immunization.
“It will also highlight any shortcomings in the mechanism laid out for the Coronavirus vaccine drive so that the government can address them before time and avoid any difficulty or problems during the actual immunization process.” (KNT)