DJB, electrical energy dept workers to be included in frontline employees listing for vaccination: Satyendar Jain

New Delhi: Workers of water board and electrical energy division of the Delhi authorities will probably be included within the class of frontline employees for COVID-19 vaccination, Well being Minister Satyendar Jain stated on Wednesday. Interacting with reporters, he stated an order has been issued so as to add them to the listing.

“DJB and electrical energy division workers had labored day in and time out throughout the lockdown. Yesterday, the Delhi authorities issued an order to incorporate them within the class of frontline employees for vaccination, in order that in addition they get vaccine within the first part,” Jain stated.

For the Delhi authorities, frontline staff are VIPs, he later stated in a Fb submit.

Frontline staff embody, police and sanitation employees as nicely.

The Delhi authorities had just lately begun the method of enrolment of healthcare staff of various hospitals, nursing properties and different amenities for COVID-19 vaccination.

Tons of of healthcare staff at authorities and personal amenities in Delhi had contracted the novel coronavirus, and lots of extra are nonetheless getting affected by it.

Amongst frontline employees, a number of police personnel and sanitation staff had contracted COVID-19, and lots of had misplaced their lives too.

Delhi recorded 1617 contemporary COVID-19 instances on Tuesday with over 85,000 assessments performed, even because the positivity charge dropped to 1.9 per cent, authorities stated.

The dying toll mounted to 10,115 with 41 new fatalities, they stated.

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