Amid rise in cases, low vaccination rate in TN, Stalin urges people to wear masks

The consultation meeting is being held as the spread of Covid is increasing across various states.
Amid rise in cases, low vaccination rate in TN, Stalin urges people to wear masks
Chief Minister Stalin File Photo

Chennai: As the spread of Covid is on the rise in Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister MK Stalin has been holding consultations with health officials and district Collectors on prevention measures at the Chennai General Secretariat.

The consultation meeting is being held as the spread of Covid is increasing across various states.

It has been reported that key decisions are being made regarding corona prevention measures and the imposition of additional restrictions.

These are the statements from the Chief Minister said in the meeting:

*District heads were told to ensure the economic growth and livelihood of the people are not hindered while preventing the huge loss of lives due to the pandemic.

*There are 1.48 crore people who have not taken the second Covid-19 dose and 11.68 lakh people who have not taken the booster dose. Vaccinating them in the coming two weeks is the challenge to be faced, he said.

*Stalin urges people to wear masks

* Necessary actions to control Covid second wave was taken by the DMK government.

* The incidence of Covid infection and fatalities have been reduced due to intensive measures taken by the government.

* In Tamil Nadu, 91% of people have been vaccinated against Covid for the first dose.

* People should be prepared to face any situation caused by Covid.

* We should prevent Covid-related deaths

Speaking at the meeting, Chief Minister MK Stalin said, “People must be prepared to face any situation. The challenge before us is to ensure that those who are not vaccinated are vaccinated. In Tamil Nadu, booster dose vaccination has been given to 41.66 per cent people. The spread of the disease has increased in many states in the last one week. District collectors must take action to ensure that people wear masks. ”

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