Balangir, Feb 6: Balangir district Collector, SP and other senior officials were administered the first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine today.
The senior officials were administered the first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccination camp near Balangir College Chhak.
Under the direct supervision of District Chief Medical Officer (CDMO) Dr Bhim Sahu, senior officials of the district administration and the police administration, including the Collector and SP have been vaccinated as the first dose of the Covishield vaccine.
The Collector urged the people of the district to take the vaccine without any fear as the vaccine is completely safe.
The vaccination drive has begun in two places of the town today. More than 1,700 frontline workers have registered for the vaccine, and more than 300 are scheduled to get the first Covid-19 vaccine dose.