J&K receives fresh consignment of Covishield vaccine
Srinagar: After days of clamour regarding the dearth of vaccines across hospitals – particularly in the Kashmir division – Jammu and Kashmir Government has received a fresh consignment of Covishield vaccine here on Tuesday.
Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, Health and Medical Education Department J&K announced that “J&K has today received a fresh consignment of Covishield vaccine. The immunisation drive in Jammu and Kashmir division to continue on a war footing from tomorrow, 19th May.”
“The government has also ensured for a continuous supply of vaccine doses to meet requirements”, it concluded.
It is pertinent to mention here that frequent complaints suggested that a majority of hospitals across Kashmir division were facing an acute shortage of vaccines, creating a state of pandemonium in the health care sector. (GNS)
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