Launches special drive for potential spreaders
Jangaon/Warangal Urban: Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Minister Errabelli Dayakar Rao appealed to all the high-risk groups to take the Covid-19 vaccine to check the spread of the deadly virus that is ravaging the country.
Rao was speaking after launching a special Covid-19 vaccination drive for potential spreaders at the Social Welfare Residential School at Devaruppula mandal headquarters in Jangaon district on Friday.
“While a total of 30 lakh potential spreaders have been identified in the State, as many as 1,03,000 persons in the high-risk groups have been identified for vaccination in the combined Warangal district, and 94 potential spreaders have been identified in Devaruppala mandal,” he said, adding that all the potential spreader must get vaccinated.
“So far, 71,895 vaccines (54,143 first dose, 17,752 second dose) have been given to those aged above 45 years in Jangaon district,” Rao said, adding that the State government under the dynamic leadership of Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao was taking all measures to protect the people from Covid-19 pandemic.
Meanwhile, Warangal Mayor Gundu Sudharani launched the issue of tokens to the identified potential spreaders at GWMC headquarters in Warangal. Speaking on the occasion, she said that 90,500 potential spreaders had been identified under the GWMC limits.
“The government has set up five special vaccination centres under GWMC limits where 5,000 persons can get the vaccine jab per day. The potential spreaders must visit the designated vaccine centres along with the token issued by the authorities and Aadhar care to get the vaccine shot,” she added. The vaccination drive for journalists, I &PR employees, civil supplies department employees and others commenced in Warangal on Friday.
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