Shillong (Meghalaya), Nov 5 : Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Friday reviewed the vaccination status in the State with Deputy Commissioners from across the State and has directed them to intensify Covid vaccination.
He told the district administration officials to try and achieve 100 percent vaccination in the State before Christmas, as envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his recent virtual review with the Chief Ministers. He also set the target of 9 lakh vaccinations in the State in the next 40 days.
Stressing on the urgency of the matter the Chief Minister said, “We must remember the times we had multiple deaths and inadequate facilities to handle the cases. We must use that experience to intensify our efforts to save lives”.
“We must assume that the 3rd Wave is coming, this should be our motivation to work on ways to save lives through vaccination”, he added.