Karnataka govt orders Covid-19 vaccination of school staff on a priority basis

Thursday, 22 Jul, 11.47 pm

A day after the experts' panel resolving to recommend the state government on the phased reopening of schools across Karnataka, the National Health Mission (NHM) on Thursday directed all the DCs to vaccinate the entire aided and unaided school teaching and non-teaching staff.

In its communication to all the district administration, NHM Director Dr Arundhati Chandrashekar has directed the officials to compile an authorised list of names of all the aided and unaided schools' teaching and non-teaching staff. "Principal or any other member shall be appointed as a nodal officer for coordination with the health officials for vaccination," the note said.