Port Blair, April 20: The District Administration in its continuous efforts to contain the spread of the pandemic has been actively promoting COVID-19 vaccination. In order to protect the children of the Child Care Institutions, the District Child Protection Unit under District Administration, South Andaman has conducted vaccination drive for Children between the ages from 12 to 14 years in all the Institutions of South Andaman in collaboration with the Mobile Vaccination Team of Health Department on 20th April 2022.

The mobile vaccination team carried out vaccination of children in the following Child Care Institutions i.e. Abhyudaya Children Home, Calvary Children Home, Love Children Home, Bethany Children Home, Balika Niketan and Darussalam Yatheem Khana, Seva Niketan and Pranab Kanya Sangh.

During the drive altogether 50 children of the said age group has been administered with the Second dose of the CORBEVAX Vaccine.

The staff of District Child Protection Unit accompanied the vaccination team and ensured that children did not face any difficulties during and after vaccination.