Kangpokpi: Tokpa Nepali village achieves 99 pc vaccination

The volunteers of the Covid task force Santolabari Parsain aims to make the village 100 per cent vaccinated.


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Tokpa Nepali village in Kangpokpi district of Manipur is nearly 100 per cent vaccinated, official sources said.

As high as 99 per cent of the village populace has been administered the vaccine dose with a mass vaccination drive held at the village by the medical department.

The vaccination drive was conducted under the supervision of MO PHC Kalapahar Dr Pilhing in collaboration with Covid task force Santolabari Parsian and AMGSU Santolabari Parsain unit.

Around 108 persons were vaccinated during the drive held in the village. Interestingly, a vision impaired person opened the vaccination drive by getting his first jab, setting a good example to the abled and healthy persons who are hesitating to get vaccinated.

The volunteers of the Covid task force Santolabari Parsain aims to make the village 100 per cent vaccinated.

Meanwhile, Kangpokpi witnessed stricter curfew on the second day as Kangpokpi Police personnel were deployed along the highway the whole day, monitoring the movement of persons and vehicles except exempted activities.

Kangpokpi town was seen completely deserted as the local bodies under the aegis of Kangpokpi Town Committee carried out extensive publicity via ‘PA system’ on Sunday night, notifying the general populace of the town to not violate the curfew.

The district reported 21 new positive cases on Monday, pushing back the infection rate to 167 while the fatality rate also surged to 49, following the death of two persons in the district on Monday.

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First Published:July 20, 2021, 9:30 a.m.

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