Barwani (Representative of New Zealand). During the vaccination campaign conducted on Saturday in the district, the work of vaccination continued till late evening in far-flung areas. During this, 24 thousand 980 people were vaccinated. Despite the ongoing rainy season in the district on Saturday, the team appointed to conduct the vaccination was working diligently on its duty. During this, the team reached through inaccessible paths to vaccinate in village Bun, situated in the hilly area of Pati development block, passing through the strong flow of the hill river and reached for vaccination.
The team that reached the village for vaccination included teachers KK Sahet and Jatan Chauhan, ANM Seema Tadwal, Anganwadi workers Jhinalbai, Fugabai and ASHA workers Duna Bai and Sunita and Anganwadi assistants Durgabai and Bhuribai. It is to be known that about 28 km away from Pati development block headquarter, a village has been settled in the hill area. Out of this, there is a road for about 20 km, the remaining about eight km is a rough and rocky mountain road. There is also a river in the middle. There was a strong current in the river due to rain on Saturday but the team members did not lose heart. The team members reached the village after crossing the strong current.
There are many misconceptions among the villagers
Team members told that there are 1259 voters in village Ban, who live in different pods. During this, the villagers told many things to the team. The villagers told that someone told them that Rs 5 lakh would be given for getting the vaccine, three years after getting the vaccine, there could be death. Even the villagers told the team members to take all the responsibility. On this, the team members took the people into confidence by showing themselves the photos of the vaccine and vaccinated.
Vaccination status in the district
It is to be known that the total number of people getting vaccination in the district is nine lakh 18 thousand 900. Out of this, so far six lakh 42 thousand 594 people have got the first vaccine and one lakh two thousand 260 people have got the second vaccine. Collector Shivraj Singh Verma has set a target of administering the first dose to 100 percent people by September 18.