Gangtok, April 9(IPR): Hon’ble Governor, Shri Ganga Prasad and the First lady of Sikkim, Smt. Kamla Devi, received the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine at STNM hospital, Sochyagang, today.
The Governor in his brief address stated that he has taken a second dose of vaccination, today. He appealed to everyone to take the vaccination of COVID-19 for the safety of oneself and of others and urged not to pay heed to the rumours being spread on vaccination. The Governor also reiterated to follow COVID-19 appropriate behaviour which includes social distancing, constant hand-washing and wearing of a mask.
He also spoke on the Hon’ble Prime Minister initiative on ‘Dawai Bhi Kadai Bhi’ and appealed to focus on the fivefold strategy to deal with the emerging COVID crisis i.e Testing, Tracing, Treatment, COVID appropriate behaviour and Vaccination.
ADC to Hon’ble Governor Major Vikash Kumar also received the first dose of Covid vaccine.