UNA, MAY 11
The Una district health department has cautioned Covid positive persons to take the vaccination jabs at least three months after they become negative for infection.
In a press release issued here today by Chief Medical officer Dr Raman Kumar Sharma, if a person gets infected after taking the first dose of the vaccine, the second dose should have a gap of three months after getting negative, adding that this was a per the guidelines of the health department.
The CMO informed that the vaccination for 18 to 44 year old persons in Una district was likely to begin after May 15 when the vaccines for this age group were most likely to be received.
Dr Raman Kumar Sharma informed that by May 10, as many as 1,32,541 persons had received the first jab, while 34,976 have been given both doses of the vaccine in the district. He appealed to the people to take vaccine and be safe.
With three Covid-related deaths reported on Monday, the number of casualties due to the virus in Una district has reached 137.
A 75-year-old woman from Gagret, a 66-year-old man from Una city and an 89-year-old woman from Satothar village succumbed to the virus on Monday. Of these, two victims were not vaccinated.