4025 PERSONS on SWR VACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19
South Western Railway has vaccinated 4025 persons consisting 3977 general beneficiaries (Railway + Non - Railway) for 1stdose and 48 general beneficiaries (Railway + Non - Railway) against Covid - 19.
Vaccination against Covid – 19 has been started in South Western Railway since 18th January 2021. As India's largest vaccination drive was rolled out, on South Western Railway Dr. Prajna Barapatre, ACHD, Central Hospital, Hubballi was the first to take the shot. There was a very good response from the health care workers of the hospital including many senior doctors.
South Western Railway has treated over 3162 patients in the three Covid-19 nominated hospitals at Hubballi, Bengaluru and Mysuru. Dr. Vilas Gunda, Principal Chief Medical Director is monitoring the distribution and administering of the vaccines at the Railway Hospitals.