Dharamshala: The Central Taskforce Committee member Tashi Yangzom from the Department of Health, CTA, addressed 115th weekly Covid briefing reporting four new cases from the 29 tests conducted during the past seven days.
According to the committee’s data on vaccination drives of Tibetans in India and Nepal, Tashi Yangzom mentioned 50,291 and 7,029 fully inoculated Tibetans above 18 in India and Nepal, respectively, where the former also has 250 partly vaccinated. Similarly, 109 Tibetans below 18 in Nepal received duo doses of the Covid vaccine while 2,514 were completely jabbed and 130 were partially vaxxed in India. In addition to this, 8,206 Tibetans in India and 662 in Nepal received booster shots.
Up until now, 9,158 Tibetans in India and Nepal were reportedly infected by the corona, from which 8,986 recovered and 168 died.
Tashi further briefed the masses on Health Department’s incorporated 45 regional hospitals and Ngoenga School for Tibetan Children with Special Needs before leaving the podium.
Given the recent surge in Covid cases across India and the sudden increase in daily new cases rate, Dr Tenzin Namdol from Delek Hospital urged everyone to continue implementing the preventive measures. At the same time, she unravelled the common misbelief saying the chances of getting infected after complete vaccinations are also possible and hence advised peoples with symptoms to immediately consult physician.