The advocacy programme was organised concerning the reluctance of healthcare workers to get vaccinated for COVID-19.
A total of 40 healthcare workers of Red Shield Division were administered Covishield vaccine in the first phase of the launch on Tuesday.
Tamenglong DC and chairman of District Task Force on COVID-19 Armstrong Pame said that at least 15 per cent of the district’s population has been tested for COVID-19.
Manipur identifies 39,991 healthcare workers for COVID-19 vaccination first phase as Centre plans to inoculate 30 crore population, including HCWs.
Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Mission Director Dr Kevichusa Medikru said that the data collection for the health workers in health facilities in the state has completed and that 19,654 beneficiaries have been listed in the portal.