Nagaland health minister S Pangnyu Phom launches corona vaccination drive in Dimapur
Nagaland health minister S Pangnyu Phom launches corona vaccination drive in Dimapur
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India on Saturday started the nationwide vaccination drive against corona. Nagaland also participated in the vaccination drive to protect its people. Health minister S Pangnyu Phom launched the corona vaccination drive in Dimapur district on Saturday and termed the day as a red-letter day for the entire country. 

Phom congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi government for making the corona vaccine a reality. He also appreciated the state health and family welfare department, led by principal secretary Amardeep Singh Bhatia, for its active participation in the launching programme. He informed that the state has received 26,500 doses of COVID19 vaccine from the Union ministry of health and family welfare for the first phase.

The first dose of the Covishield vaccine was first administered to a pathologist of the hospital, Dr Temsu in presence of the minister. Nagaland minister for rural development Metsubo Jamir, who was also present during the launching programme, praised the medical fraternity for their sacrifices rendered in the fight against the pandemic and appealed to the Nagas to pray for them.

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