Second Coronavirus Vaccine Dry Run Begins Across India. See Pics
Updated: January 08, 2021 14:39 IST
A second dry run to check the best way to vaccinate people against COVID-19 and plug loopholes in logistics and training is taking place across 737 districts in the country today. The first massive dry run was held on January 2. The day-long exercise will again test the operational feasibility of the CoWIN application in a field environment. Short for Covid Vaccine Intelligence Network, CoWIN is a digital platform to roll out and scale up the vaccination drive.
Second dry run for the administration of COVID19 vaccine underway at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi.
Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar, monitoring the dry run, said "good news for Karnataka. Vaccines should arrive in a day or two. The priority is healthcare workers."
15 vaccination units have been set up at BKC Jumbo dedicated COVID-19 hospital in Mumbai. 25 healthcare workers selected for today's dry-run for vaccine administration..
Preparation underway at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai for the second dry run for COVID-19 vaccine.
Health workers take part in a dry run as part of preparedness for the administration of COVID-19 vaccine, in Indore.
Second dry run to administer COVID vaccination underway at centre in Mohali.