Meghalaya: West Jaintia Hills releases Covishield and Covaxin Vaccine


By Lari Patwet


In a function held at Jowai Civil Hospital Ialong, Deputy Commissioner of West Jaiñtia Hills District, Garod LSN Dykes, released the first Covishield and Covaxin Vaccine to combat against Coronavirus in the district.

Dr Ebennesar War was the first doctor in West Jaiñtia Hills District to be administered with this vaccine followed by other doctors, nurses and staffs of the hospital.

Garod, in his speech, lauded the hard work of the scientists of the country, whose hard work and dedication made the invention of the COVID-19 vaccine a success in the country.

“I extended my gratitude towards the medical fraternity who have been working day in and out to combat the COVID-19 menace in the District.”, said Garod.

Garod also appealed to the citizens to continue maintaining COVID protocols, which had been laid down by the Department of Health and Family Welfare.

(Edited by Ladiangti Rani)


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