Final vaccine trial to proceed on friday calculate first slot to ground in Kolkata


West Bengal: The first lot of Covid-19 vaccines could ground approximately on given time, the final trial for vaccination is initiated in 69 hospitals and health centres across the state on Friday.

According to sources, Friday or Saturday could be a shipment day for Covishield shots from Pune's serum institute of India to Kolkata in Indian Air Force An-32 aircraft transport. The shipment does not only consist sanctioned vaccines for battlefront medical experts but also comprise consignments for seven northeastern states, Sikkim and Andaman and the Islands.


Friday onwards, the final trial for vaccination will be executed at SSKM Hospital, NRS Medical College and an urban health centre under Kolkata Municipal Corporation as a part of a widespread practice. The practice will also be regulated in three health centres of each district. "All health officials of particular districts have been inquired to groom the sites for trial ", stated a health department official.

According to health department officials, starting from the transporting of vaccination to the nearest storage spot, putting them into a locker at the vaccination site, carry out the vaccines who registered for vaccination and supply to Co-WIN app system will be depicted.

Every trial site will have five group functioning which will process like a survey with various duties like crowd management, identification verification, vaccination and counselling. Simultaneously, 1,725 dummy recipient will engage in statewide practice, each locality includes 25 dummy recipent, generating it 75 dummy recipient in each district.

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