Langate medical block achieves 100% first dose of Covid vaccination target

Langate medical block achieves 100% first dose of Covid vaccination target
A health worker administers COVID-19 vaccine dose to a man at Mamgund village in central Kashmir's Budgam district. [File]Mubashir Khan/GK

Kupwara:Langate medical block Thursday achieved 100 percent first dose of Covid vaccination target for the above-18 age group, becoming first block to achieve the target in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Nodal Officer for Langate Block DrFirdous told Greater Kashmir that it took them two and a half months to administer 1,11,874 doses of Covid vaccines to people in Langate medical block.

He said that they had achieved a 45 percent target regarding the second dose of Covid vaccines being administered to people over 18 years.

Block Medical Officer (BMO) Langate, DrGowhar said that the employees of the Health department had tirelessly worked to achieve the target.

In a felicitation ceremony at Sub District Hospital Langate, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara Imam Din congratulated all the employees of Langate medical block for their outstanding performance in achieving the target well in time.

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