Children must be vaccinated to ensure their safety: Ludhiana DC

Ludhiana deputy commissioner Surabhi Malik held a meeting with principals and representatives of all major private and government schools in Ludhiana on Tuesday and urged them to motivate parents to get their wards vaccinated against Covid at the earliest
Deputy commissioner Surabhi Malik holding a meeting with principals and representatives major private and government schools in Ludhiana on Tuesday. (Harvinder Singh/HT)
Deputy commissioner Surabhi Malik holding a meeting with principals and representatives major private and government schools in Ludhiana on Tuesday. (Harvinder Singh/HT)
Updated on May 17, 2022 11:43 PM IST
Copy Link
By, Ludhiana

Deputy commissioner Surabhi Malik held a meeting with principals and representatives of all major private and government schools in Ludhiana on Tuesday and urged them to motivate parents to get their wards vaccinated against Covid at the earliest.

The meeting was held at the DC’s office and also attended by additional deputy commissioner of Jagraon-cum-nodal officer (vaccination) Dr Nayan Jassal; district immunisation officer Dr Manisha, senior officials from the education department and representatives of private schools’ union.

She added that parents should get their children vaccinated at the earliest to ensure their safety and the larger well-being of the society. She also urged those above 18 to get vaccinated with their second dose, if it is still pending.

Schools’ representatives were given the option of getting special vaccination camps arranged on campus by the health department at any time. Special vaccination camps are already being organised in schools, said Malik.

3 test Covid +ve in Ludhiana district

Three more people tested Covid positive in Ludhiana on Tuesday, taking the district’s case count to 1,09,916. While 1,07,611 people have recovered, the contagion has claimed 2,280 lives. At present, there are 25 active cases in the district, out of which 24 are under home isolation, while one patient is undergoing treatment at a private hospital.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Close Story
QUICKREADS

Less time to read?

Try Quickreads

  • Panipat police have arrested a man for making a ransom call to a local commission agent by posing as a member of Kala Jatheri gang. (Image for representational purpose)

    Haryana: Man arrested for attempt to extort 10 lakh in Panipat

    Panipat police have arrested a man for making a ransom call to a local commission agent by posing as a member of Kala Jatheri gang. He had demanded Rs 10 lakh extortion money from the commission agent. The accused has been identified as Ajay of Budha Khera village in Jind. The police said that they have now arrested three persons, including Ajay, Sunil alias Sahil and Akhil, in this case.

  • Karnal police said that they have recovered 2.5 quintal of copper wires, one illegal pistol, and three motorcycles from their possession. (Image for representational purpose)

    Four arrested for stealing copper wires from transformers in Karnal

    Karnal police claimed to have busted a gang involved in theft of copper wires from transformers with the arrest of four of its members. The police said that they have recovered 2.5 quintal of copper wires, one illegal pistol, and three motorcycles from their possession. The accused have been identified as Bilal and Amjad alias Biaggi of Yamunanagar, Vasim Akram of Saharanpur, and Tahir of Meerut in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Some pro-Khalistan slogans were found written on the wall of a college and a school on June 20 and later, an audio message, purportedly by Gurpatwant Singh Pannu, the US-based founder of the SFJ, did the rounds on the social media platforms. (HT file photo)

    Patiala man held for writing pro-Khalistan slogans in Karnal

    Karnal police on Monday said they have arrested a Punjab-based man for his alleged involvement in writing pro-Khalistan slogans on the walls of two education institutions in the city on June 20. The arrested man has been identified as Manjeet of Duladi village in Patiala. A police spokesperson said another accused, a resident of Barnala, Resham Singh was arrested by a team led by Assandh ASP Rajpurohit from Gurditpur village of Patiala on Sunday.

  • Haryana Police have arrested two interstate arms suppliers and seized four pistols, three countrymade pistols, and seven magazines from their possession in Nuh district. (Image for representational purpose)

    Haryana: Two interstate suppliers nabbed with arms

    Haryana Police have arrested two interstate arms suppliers and seized four pistols, three countrymade pistols, and seven magazines from their possession in Nuh district. A police spokesperson said accused Gurvinder and Manjeet of Rajasthan's Bharatpur were arrested following a tip-off that they would come to Firozpur Jhirka to supply illegal weapons to an unknown person. The accused were nabbed at a naka.

  • The Haryana government has decided to provide ACs in the offices of district attorneys, deputy and assistant district attorneys in view of the tough circumstances under which they have to function. (HT File Photo)

    Haryana: ACs for prosecution officers following HC intervention

    Following the intervention of Punjab and Haryana high court, the Haryana government has decided to provide air conditioners (ACs) in the offices of district attorneys, deputy and assistant district attorneys in view of the tough circumstances under which they have to function. The decision comes in the wake of petition by Haryana Attorney's Welfare Association and June 2 orders of the high court.

SHARE
Story Saved
×
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Tuesday, July 05, 2022