News Desk, Amar Ujala, New Delhi
Updated Sat, 12 Dec 2020 11:03 AM IST
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According to the information received, about 100 people will be given vaccine doses in each day at each vaccination center. In view of the vaccination campaign, the government will also make arrangements for community buildings and tents. Apart from this, more space will be required at the vaccination centers.
Arrangements will be made to get the patient admitted to a dedicated hospital if there are side effects after vaccination. These details have been shared with the states as a draft of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Standard Operating Procedure (SOP). According to the SOP, a vaccination center will deploy five personnel, including a security guard. In addition, there will be three rooms for waiting room, vaccination and surveillance.
Every person who is vaccinated will inevitably have to be kept under observation for 30 minutes, fearing any adverse effect. If the vaccination has serious effects on the patient, he will be admitted to the Dedicated Hospital. The state will elect a dedicated hospital.
Dr Rajni N, one of the immunization officers who participated in the two-day workshop organized by the ministry, said the decision of three rooms for vaccination has been taken keeping in view the social distance. At the same time, only one person will enter the vaccination room at a time. Apart from this, there will be seating for many people in the waiting and monitoring room.
Dr. Rajani said that there are some limitations due to social distance, so it has been decided that only 13-14 people will be vaccinated every hour. He said, it has been decided that not more than 100 people will be vaccinated every day.