A total of 3554 health care workers have so far been vaccinated at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rishikesh. The institute has set up ten counters for vaccination. Vaccination of the Covid-19 vaccine was started from 16 January and vaccines are administered to faculty, nursing staff, technicians, supporting staff, attendants, security guards, housekeeping and all other staff of the institute.
The Director AIIMS, Rishikesh, Dr Ravikant said that more than 65 percent of the staff has been given the Covid -19 vaccine. He said that in the beginning of the campaign, priority was given to vaccinating only the frontline health workers who were on duty in Covid-19 area. But now all the staff working in AIIMS is being vaccinated in a phased manner. He said that according to the guideline of the Central Government, every health care worker will be vaccinated immediately.
Wednesday, 10 February 2021 | PNS | Dehradun