Bhubaneswar:6/2/21: As the second phase of COVID-19 vaccination began today, police personnel, Collectors and other frontline workers of various Government departments are being administered with the vaccine across the state.
Odisha DGP Abhay and Twin City Police Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi received the vaccine shot at Indoor Stadium in Cuttack. After taking the jab, DGP Abhay thanked the Centre and the state Government for treating police personnel as frontline workers and including them in the vaccine beneficiaries’ list on a priority basis.
The senior cop assured full cooperation to the Government from the police department to make the immunization drive a success. He also thanked all cops, including Constables and Havildars for discharging the COVID-19 duty in the frontline dedicatedly. He also appealed to all the people of the state to cooperate with the Government and come forward to get vaccinated whenever they get chance.
Police Commissioner Sudhanshu Sarangi said, “There is no point of getting scared of the vaccine. Crores of people have already received the vaccine shot. If we don’t take the vaccine and neglect it now, the virus may mutate in the future with different symptoms and these vaccines might not work then.”