The Department of Health has pressed the first batch of samples for genome sequencing through PGIMS Rohtak. Health and Family Welfare Minister Anil Vij said that now those who need to add their passport number to the COVID-19 vaccine, they have to mention their passport number on the vaccination site before being vaccinated, then the passport number will also appear. Vaccine certificate.
Similarly, covacin vaccine for children 15 to 18 years of age will begin on January 3, 2022, and cautionary doses will begin for health care workers, frontline workers, as well as those over 60 years of age with co-morbidities. 10, 2022.
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Vij was presiding over a review meeting of health department officials here
The Covid immunization program for children will begin on January 3, 2022, and registration will begin on January 1, 2022.
He said the Covid vaccination program for children aged 15 to 18 in the state would begin on January 3, 2022, and registration for the Cowin website or app would begin on January 1, 2022. On the other hand, the precautionary dose will start from January 10, 2022 which will be given to the affected people in collaboration with health workers, frontline workers as well as people above 60 years of age. Sh. Vij clarified that children between the ages of 15 and 18 will only be vaccinated with covacin because the central government has approved it. There will also be separate sites and sessions for vaccinating children, and if there are parallel sites for adults, their lines will be separated and their staff will be separate, he said. Sh. Viz said that sessions should be widely publicized where vaccinations should be given to 15 to 18 year olds. He instructed the officials that planning should be done in advance for distribution of covacin at the identified session sites. Adequate vaccines should be made available to cover these beneficiaries.
Sh. Vij said the decision to vaccinate children between the ages of 15 and 18 in the country would not only strengthen the country’s fight against covid, but also enable children to attend school and college.
A total of 15.40 lakh children will be vaccinated in Haryana
In the meeting. Vij was informed that RGI estimates that a total of 15.40 lakh children will be vaccinated in Haryana. These children will be given a dose of Covaxin and will be registered and appointed through Covin. The meeting was informed that self-registration can be done through existing account in Cowin or by creating a new account with a unique mobile number. Also, appointments can be booked online or onsite (walk-in).
Warning doses for healthcare workers, frontline workers and those over 60 will begin January 10, 2022.
The meeting was informed that for healthcare workers, frontline workers and co-patients over 60 years of age, the alert dose will start from January 10, 2022, which will be available to the beneficiaries after 9 months i.e. 39 weeks from the date. The second dose. The meeting was informed that the total number of health workers and frontline workers in the state is about 5 lakhs of which about 2.50 lakhs are health workers and about 2.50 lakhs are frontline workers and the number of co-sick patients is over 60. The age is about 5.78 lakhs. The meeting was informed that for healthcare workers, frontline workers and co-sick patients over 60 years of age, pre-conception doses will be registered and assigned through Coin. Similarly, online and onsite mode will also be possible through their existing COVIN account and the COWIN system will send SMS to avail the benefits when caution is given. The caution dosage will appear on the vaccine certificate.
Orientation given by officers and employees for dosage
The meeting was informed that the District Immunization Officers, Urban Nodal Officers and Data Managers have been adapted for immunization and precautionary dosage of children between the ages of 15 to 18 years as per the guidelines of Government of India. The availability of immunizations in Cowin will be made available and the districts will be informed accordingly and the immunizations will be allocated by district for the target population and proportionately the estimated number of children.
The current total daily testing capacity of the state is about 1,35,650
The meeting was informed that there are 24 government molecular labs for Covid-19 test in the state. Of these, 15 are working as district molecular labs and 6 as medical college labs. The other three are working at THSTI, Faridabad, IMTECH, Chandigarh (Government of India) and Command Hospital, Chandimandir. The daily testing capacity of these laboratories is about 31,000. Three more district molecular laboratories are also expected to be set up soon. Similarly, the meeting was informed that to date there are 23 privately listed nuclear laboratories with a daily testing capacity of 1,04,650. The current total daily testing capacity of the state is about 1,35,650.
Similarly, the next generation genome sequencing lab has been set up at MDU, Rohtak by Path (NGO) for research in genomics in the healthcare sector, funded by the Rockefeller Foundation, USA. The meeting was informed that the number of Oxygen Plants is 74 (40 PM Care and 44 CSR), Oxygen Concentrator 7219, BI-PAP 651, High Flow Nasal Canula (HFNC) 18, Oxygen Cylinder (D-Typin) 4, ) Is 9067.
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