Vaccination drive for navy personnel begins at INS Shivaji
A total of 150 frontline workers including officers and sailors of INS Shivaji were vaccinated on Saturday in two centres set up at INHS Kasturi.
Pune: The two-week long COVID19-vaccination drive to protect about two Indian Navy personnel at INS Shivaji commenced on Saturday (February 21). The vaccination program is being run in accordance with the central government directives regarding front-line workers.
The vaccination drive for front-line workers was rolled out with Commodore Ravnish Seth, Commanding Officer, INS Shivaji and Station Commander, Lonavla receiving the first dose of the vaccine at INHS Kasturi. A total of 150 frontline workers including officers and sailors of INS Shivaji were vaccinated on Saturday in two centres set up at INHS Kasturi.
The second shot of vaccination booster will be administered to the personnel after a gap of 28 days from the first dose. It is planned to vaccinate approximately 2000 naval personnel of the unit in next two weeks.
The first phase of immunisation was earlier initiated at INHS Kasturi on January 24 with 201 health care workers (HCWs) getting vaccinated on priority including Medical Officers, Nursing Officers, paramedical staff and supporting staff.