Telangana lockdown: No curbs on those travelling for second dose of vaccine

The police have been knowledgeable to permit free motion of residents searching for to get their vaccine photographs or eager to get themselves examined for COVID-19.

COVID-19 testing and vaccination will proceed in Telangana regardless of the 10-day lockdown which will probably be coming into power from Wednesday. The Director of Public Well being and Household Welfare Dr G Srinivasa Rao took to social media on Tuesday informing the general public that these eligible for a second dose can method their designated vaccination websites.

Srinivasa stated the police division was knowledgeable to permit free motion of residents searching for to get their vaccine photographs or eager to get themselves examined for COVID-19 at their nearest accessible well being centres.

Considerations over entry to vaccines arose as a lockdown in Telangana was introduced to be imposed from Might 12, Wednesday, for a interval of 10 days till Might 22. In accordance with a word issued by the state authorities, retailers and different actions will probably be allowed solely from 6 am to 10 am.

 

 

The senior official clarified that each one medical and well being providers, together with all authorities and personal hospitals, diagnostic and testing centres will perform usually. The lockdown is not going to have an effect on any well being providers anyplace within the state, he stated.

The federal government vaccination centres delivering COVID-19 vaccination to individuals can even perform usually. Nevertheless, as introduced beforehand, solely these eligible for getting their second dose will probably be given the vaccines.

These searching for the second dose ought to present proof of getting taken the primary dose, both within the type of a partial vaccination certificates that they’ll obtain from cowin.gov.in, or the message they could have acquired confirming them taking their first dose. These eligible must also take their Aadhaar card with them. Anybody suspecting that they caught COVID-19, can go to their nearest testing centres and avail the providers, stated Srinivasa Rao.

The Telangana cupboard has appointed a state-level Job Power to expedite the availability of any day-to-day medicines and vaccines within the state. The duty power headed by Minister for Municipal Administration and City Improvement (MA&UD), Industries Okay Tarakarama Rao (KTR) will encompass secretaries of all main departments. 

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