Chennai: A dry run of corona vaccine was started on Saturday at 17 health centers in five districts in Tamil Nadu.
The dry run was conducted in Chennai, Poonamallee, Nilgiris, Tirunelveli and Coimbatore.
The purpose of the Dry Run to be conducted across the country is to assess the Covid Vaccine Intelligence Network (Co-Win) feasibility in an area environment, test the relationship between planning and implementation, identify challenges and pave the way for actual implementation To do.
On this occasion, State Health Secretary J.J. Radhakrishna was present at the Rajiv Gandhi government hospital to take stock of the preparations. During the run, no one was vaccinated, rather it was to see how 25 people would be vaccinated in two hours.
Health officials said that the Tamil Nadu Medical Services Corporation and the Directorate of Public Health and Preventive Medicine have prepared the infrastructure for vaccination for 2.5 crore people in the first phase.
The list of vaccinators, vaccination sites, vaccinators, cold chain points and individuals who will coordinate the logistics will be uploaded on a separate portal.