The Deputy Commissioner Tharparkar, Mohammad Nawaz Sohoo along with District Health Officer (DHO) Dr Pir Ghulam Hussain spoke to the media persons here on Friday and informed that the process of the vaccination against the Covid virus had been in full swing in the entire district.
They said that the inoculation process in Thar had begun on on February 24 last year and they achieved their targets successfully with the exemplary cooperation of the people of the desert district. They said that they had set the target of vaccinating 1.20 million people above 12 years of age across the district. They said that during first phase 88 teams formed by district administration an they had vaccinated 81 percent people and in the second phase 59 percent people were inoculated of the desert district while so far 28,560 Tharis had also been given the booster doses. They said that they had established 25 centers across the district for the vaccination purpose against the deadly virus.
Mr Sohho and Dr Pir Hussain said that they from February 1 to February 14, they would launch the massive vaccination drive and the teams would be sent from door to door to inoculate around 40, 1188 people across the desert district with the help of their dedicated health workers and officials of local government from 44 union councils, 10 health officers and seven taluka officers of the health department to make it more successful. The DHO Dr Hussain also informed the media that a control room had also been established in his office under the supervision of Dr Satram, who is also the focal person of the process.
He said that in schools the teams jabbed 48,784 students adding he claimed that people of the desert district were fully cooperating with the health teams during the drives of the vaccination process . The DC and DHO Tharparkar claimed that the situations in the entire district were well under control and they had enough doses of the vaccines to meet any situations adding they lauded the efforts of the staffers of the health department, who remained at the forefront throughout the pandemic period and achieved their targets to jab people of Thar.
The DC Mr Sohoo said that it was the matter of the great pride for him and people of Tharparkar that Mr Asad Umar, the chairman of National Command and Operation Centre had given the appreciation certificate to him for his great dedication and continuous handwork towards the fight against Covid-19 Pandemic while contributing commendably towards National Covid Vaccination Drive for year 2021.