Tribune Information Service
Mohali, March 2
The primary day of covid vaccination for individuals with comorbidities and senior residents was marked by confusion on many accounts in Mohali on Monday.
“In case you are a senior citizen and going through an issue with on-line registration for vaccination, the best technique to get jabbed is walk-in on the designated hospitals with a PAN card and an identification card. All the pieces will likely be taken care of,” stated Adarshpal Kaur, Mohali Civil Surgeon.
The most typical drawback confronted was the glitches with the official app meant for hospital authorities, adopted by the senior residents’ incapability to manage up with self-registration after which the confusion concerning the out there hospitals the place vaccination/registration was truly happening.
By the top of the day, the district well being officers may solely authenticate three amenities—District Hospital, Mohali, Fortis and Max Hospital—the place the vaccine was administered. However there have been studies of the vaccine being administered at different non-public hospitals as nicely. Two authorities hospitals within the Mohali district couldn’t start the vaccination programme on the primary day resulting from varied causes.
Sub Divisional Hospital Dera Bassi, Indus Hospital and Mehar Hospital are prone to start vaccination/registration from Tuesday, stated Sangeeta Jain, SMO Dera Bassi.
Docs stated the tempo of individuals prepared to get vaccinated will choose up steadily as soon as the method is streamlined.
“It’s such a paradox, everybody was ready for the vaccine so eagerly however now it’s right here no one is prepared to get it,” stated Dr Adarshpal Kaur.