The rate of taking antidotes is decreasing
There are adequate corona vaccines in stock
The second dose of the vaccine will start on April 6
The first dose will not stop even if the second dose is continued
The second wave of the Corona epidemic is underway. The infection is now on the rise. Breaking the previous record is constantly setting new records. More than 7,000 patients have been identified in the last two days. Death is no less. More than 50 deaths are happening every day. So far, the highest death toll is 64. The situation is deteriorating day by day. A seven-day lockdown has been issued to control the speed of the infection. Yet Corona is not going to pull the reins. In such a situation, the field administration is working to enforce the hygiene rules and make the lockdown effective.
Public health experts say that just issuing a lockdown to prevent the corona virus will not end the work. We need to create awareness among the people. Strict hygiene must be ensured. Help the helpless and marginalized people to follow the hygiene rules. Relief activities should also be continued smoothly. At the same time, the vaccine against corona should be widely applied.
The government is moving forward with these goals in mind. With life and livelihood in mind, it is more important to be motivated to vaccinate and to follow hygiene rules. Although Oxford AstraZeneca took the first dose of the two-dose vaccine, the newly departed Secretary of Health. Abdul Mannan, Director General of the Department of Health, Prof. Abul Bashar Mohammad Khurshid Alam, Additional Director General of the Department of Health (Administration) Professor. Many people including Nasima Sultana have been affected by Corona. Among them Md. Abdul Mannan was attacked by his wife Corona after taking charge in June last year. He later recovered, but his wife, Corona, died. Abdul Mannan has been admitted to the 250-bed Sheikh Russell Gastroliver Hospital in the capital for the second time after suffering from corona.
According to the Ministry of Health, vaccination of a nurse at Kurmitola General Hospital in the capital started on January 26 this year. The next day, more than 500 frontliners from different societies were vaccinated in five hospitals in Dhaka, including Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Medical University, Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Kurmitola General Hospital and Mugda Medical College Hospital. As there was no complication, mass vaccination started all over the country on February 8. In the beginning, there was a lot of enthusiasm among the general public, but after a month of vaccination, many people lost interest in vaccination when the news of coronavirus spread again. In mid-February, a maximum of 262,000 people were vaccinated in a single day. But only 45,000 people received that vaccine yesterday. Recently, the government has started working to revive the interest of the general public in vaccination. He is now conducting immunization activities at the union level to spread the word about the campaign and bring it to the doorsteps of marginalized people.
According to the Department of Information and Communication Technology and the MIS Division of the Department of Health, 69,40,208 people across the country have registered for corona vaccine as of Monday. Of them, 45,539 were newly vaccinated with the Oxford AstraZeneca Covishield vaccine yesterday. With this, the number of vaccinators in the country stood at 54 lakh 96 thousand 162 people. Meanwhile, Cabinet Secretary Khandaker Anwarul Islam told a press conference at the Secretariat after the cabinet meeting on Monday that the Prime Minister had made it clear that the second dose of the vaccine, which is scheduled to start from April 8, would be carried out properly. Confirm from 6th. We have vaccines. I spoke. According to the health department, given the fast dose, there will be no problem in giving the second dose.
Meanwhile, last Sunday, the President of the Covid-19 Vaccine Preparedness and Deployment Core Committee and Additional Director General of the Department of Health, Prof. Dr. A meeting was held under the chairmanship of Mirzadi Sebrina Flora to determine the modalities of immunization activities. It was decided that the second dose of corona vaccine would start from April 8. However, the first dose of vaccination will continue. To this end, the first and second dose of Corona Ticker SMS has been sent since yesterday. The vaccine will be shipped across the country on Tuesday with the help of Beximco Pharma, a non-profit company that supplies Oxford AstraZeneca Covishield vaccines. Corona vaccination activities will continue during the month of Ramadan. Vaccination activities will also continue during the lockdown. In this case the vaccinator must keep the ticker card with him. The public can use rickshaws or private vehicles subject to the display of the vaccine card.
In order to motivate the general public to vaccinate against corona, the local mosque has been instructed to run a campaign among the general public through mic and cable TV.