Srinagar (NVI): A dry run to check for COVID-19 vaccination was conducted today at Rainawari Hospital in Kashmir’s capital Srinagar.
The ‘dry run’ which means dummy vaccination exercise was inaugurated by Director Health Services Kashmir Samir Mattu.
The massive exercise was also attended by all top officers and officials from Directorate of Health and Directorate of Family Welfare, Officers from DC Office Srinagar and staffers including Dr Bilquese from Rainawari Hospital Srinagar.
While divulging information about the ‘dry run’ vaccination, a health official, said that it is dummy process that will help the government assess how ready it is for the COVID-19 immunization.
“It will also highlight any shortcomings i the mechanism laid out for the coronavirus vaccine drive so that the government can address them before time and avoid any difficulty or problems during the actual immunization process,” official added.
Earlier, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) had announced that it will hold the dry run for the most anticipated mass vaccination program for two days.