Silchar Health Workers awarded for their service during Covid-19

Efforts by the teachers, doctors, police department, supply department for tackling the last two waves of COVID were praised

Following the outbreak of Covid-19, the lives of the health and frontline workers completely changed.  Every day has been like a new examination for them and many have doctors and health officials have sacrificed their lives in treating the patients.
The health workers of Silchar were awarded for their inevitable contribution towards mankind even during this dark phase. The award-giving ceremony organized by the Cachar District Administration in collaboration with District Health Department was held at Bhanga Bhaban here in Silchar on Tuesday last.
"Cachar district administration and Silchar Medical College and Hospital are ready to deal with the third wave of COVID or the new variant Omicron." announced the Deputy Commissioner of Cachar, Keerthi Jalli at the award ceremony.
Speaking on the occasion,  DC Keerthi Jalli that it was after a long struggle for months that the COVID situation In Silchar has been brought to control. She added that after Guwahati, Cachar is the largest and most populous district and hence there are sufficient challenges in achieving 100% vaccination but we will continue to achieve it.
"First dose of vaccination has been administered to a sufficient number of people in the district and efforts are on to complete the second vaccination too of all the 18+ population of the district," mentioned DC Jalli.
"First dose of vaccination has been administered to a sufficient number of people in the district and efforts are on to complete the second vaccination too of all the 18+ population of the district," mentioned DC Jalli.
She said that if the second dose of vaccine is not taken, various kinds of restrictions may be imposed and efforts were being made to bring those people who have completed 18 years of age as the target for the first dose but at the moment the district has a target of two and a half lakh people for the second dose.
A moment from the award ceremony
Image: A moment from the award ceremony
Jalli lauded the efforts taken by the people's representatives of the district, teachers, doctors, police department, supply department for tackling the last two waves of COVID.
She urged the people to immediately inform the administration or health department if any person from abroad comes to the district to deal with the unwanted spreading of the omicron variant.
Silchar MLA Dipayan Chakraborty, who was the chief guest of the function, said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the pandemic situation is tackled effectively all over India.
He thanked the public and health workers at all levels for their efforts in controlling the situation, especially the principal of Silchar Medical College Dr. Babul Bezbaruah.



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