Churachandpur's Pearsonmun becomes first fully vaccinated village in Manipur

The village has unlocked the self-lockdown which was imposed by the Village Level Task Force (VLTF) when more than 40 people tested positive for COVID-19 during late May.


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Pearsonmun village in Churachandpur district of Manipur with 1,600 eligible people for COVID-19 vaccination in the age group of above 18 years, as per electoral roll, became the first village to get fully vaccinated in the state.

The village has unlocked the self-lockdown which was imposed by the Village Level Task Force (VLTF) when more than 40 people tested positive for COVID-19 in May.

Officials of Pearsonmun village VLTF, led by YPA Pearsonmun Unit, expressed their gratitude to the district administration and vaccination team of the health department in making the entire village fully vaccinated. The last vaccination programme was held on Saturday morning at the office of YPA Pearsonmun Unit.

Meanwhile, it has been reported that only 36 per cent of the entire Churachandpur population has been vaccinated till date.

On Saturday, Churachandpur reported 74 new COVID-19 positive cases. The state's COVID-19 tally surged to 76,820 as 788 more persons tested positive for the disease,  the state health department said.

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First Published:July 11, 2021, 1:31 a.m.

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