Puducherry: Vaccination Festival extended till June 21
In the Union Territory of Puducherry, the “Vaccination Festival” has been extended till 21st June following the overwhelming response from the public. Lieutenant Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan had inaugurated a 4 days mega vaccination drive on 16 th June. In the last 3 days more than 40,000 persons administered covid vaccination.
Following the increasing response, the Health Secretary Dr Arun said that the vaccination festival extended for 2 more days that is up to June 21 st. The festival is supposed to end today.
Further he added that to achieve 100 % Vaccination by August 15 th, various incentives will be provided to attract the public. So far 3, 81, 216 persons, including 2nd dose, took their shots in the UT.
Meanwhile the Labour commissioner Vallavan informed that the Owners, Employees of the shops, hotels, commercial establishments and factory workers are directed get vaccinated with in 10 days. Otherwise, they will not be allowed to function, he added.