Pink Vaccination Booth: The Karnataka government has now launched an all-woman COVID-19 ‘Pink Vaccination Booth’ which will be installed in each district. This development coincided with International Women’s Day.
Pink Vaccination Booth To Be Managed By Women
All the basic accessories such as bedsheets, table cloths, and curtains were in pink. All the booths will be managed by women in each district.
So all those women who are eligible to take the COVID-19 vaccine jabs by registering themselves on CoWIN portal before getting vaccinated.
The Pink Vaccination Booth was set up at the C.V. Raman Hospital in Bengaluru, and in a few other districts in the state on Monday. Health officials have also stated that similar booths will be installed at the Bannimantap Primary Health Centre and District Hospital, Metagalli.
Kerala’s health minister K Sudhakar had inaugurated the booth at the C. V Raman Hospital and said that there was an urgent need to dispel disparity and atrocities towards women. He also stated that the state has decided to achieve a zero mortality rate among newborns and mothers especially in the region of North Karnataka.
Inaugurated the all-women Pink Booth at CV Raman Nagar Gen Hosp. The pink booth is exclusively staffed by women including vaccinators, site supervisors and security personnel. Also released the special envelope brought by India Post on the occasion of#InternationalWomensDay. pic.twitter.com/hn15dEBXpA
— Dr Sudhakar K (@mla_sudhakar) March 8, 2021
Karnataka is among the six states which has contributed to the new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. The states of Maharashtra, Punjab, Kerala, Gujrat, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka account for 86.25 per cent of these cases in the country. The state of Karnataka had reported 622 fresh cases which took up the total number of cases to 9.55 lakh on Sunday.
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