Mizoram, Jan 19: Mizoram Director of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) informed that COVID-19 vaccines had arrived at Mamit District Hospital, the first immunization site was chosen by Medical officials on Tuesday.

“Total dose of 450 numbers have been received by Mamit District from the Government for its first doses which are specifically meant for District Health Care Workers,” the DIPR stated in a press release.

The first recipient of the vaccine from among the health workers was Dr Vanlalfela, Chief Medical Officer District.

Vanlalfela said that nothing untoward has occurred within his body system after getting the vaccine.

“A target of 124 beneficiaries from District Hospital, Main Centre, Mamit, and Sub-Centres of nearby Mamit Town Health Care Workers are the targeted beneficiaries of today’s vaccination roll-out,” SMO and District Immunization Officer Lalmuanawma Jongte said.

“In case of any Adverse Event Following Immunization (AEFI), the team was all equipped to deal with such AEFI,” SMO said.