COVID-19 vaccination dry run in Manipur on January 8

The dry run will begin from 10 am till 12 noon.


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Dry run for COVID-19 vaccination in all parts of Manipur, except Imphal West and Thoubal districts will be conducted on January 8, the state health department said on Wednesday.

The dry run, being held to assess the operational feasibility in the use of COVID vaccine intelligence network (Co-WIN) application in the field environment, will begin from 10 am till 12 noon, state health mission director Dr N Shyamjai Singh said in a statement.

As the nationwide dry run began on December 28, Manipur started the dry run on January 2 from Thoubal district and Imphal West.

It was conducted in Thoubal district headquarters, CHC Yairipok, PHC Lilong, PHC Wangjing and UPHC Thoubal bazar. For Imphal West, it was carried out at RIMS, Shija hospital, PHC Mekola, PHC Kakwa and CHC Sekmai.

The dry run exercise is being carried out to monitor the vaccine delivery, testing receipt and allocation, deployment of team members, mock drill of session sites with test beneficiaries and finally, the necessary data entry in Co-WIN app.

 

First Published:Jan. 6, 2021, 5:16 p.m.

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