90% people of Narowal vaccinated

90% eligible people have been given the first dose of vaccine against Covid-19, 77% have received the second dose

APP February 15, 2022

District Health Authority Chief Executive Officer Dr Khalid Javed said on Monday that 90% eligible people in Narowal have been given the first dose of vaccine against Covid-19, whereas 77% have received the second dose.

The official was addressing a meeting of the District Emergency Response Committee, which was chaired by Deputy Commissioner Saba Asghar.

Focal Person Dr Muhammad Tariq presented a weekly report regarding a special campaign against Covid-19 and activities by the officers concerned regarding dengue surveillance.

The deputy commissioner directed the officers concerned to ensure achievement of the targets set for dengue surveillance.

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She said that besides informing the people about precautionary measures against dengue fever, full attention should also be paid to surveillance.

Additional Deputy Commissioner Umer Farooq Warraich, Shakargarh Assistant Commissioner Amina Ehsan, District Health Officer Dr Muhammad Tariq, DHQ Hospital Dr Latif Afzal, World Health Organisation’s representative Dr Muhammad Yasir, District Entomologist Amanat Ali and officials of the environment, education, population welfare, higher education, civil defence, Rescue 1122 and other departments attended the meeting.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 15th, 2022.


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