Arunachal: Dr Thutan Tsering Becomes First Person to Receive COVID vaccine in Tawang

Senior Medical Officer, Dr Thutan Tsering of Khadro Drowa Sangmo (KDS) Hospital became the first of the district to be administered the Corona vaccine in presence of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu, as part of the first leg of the country wide COVID 19 vaccine drive.

Khandu congratulated Dr Tsering and said that it to be the first step towards its fight with coronavirus. He also lauded the health workers of the district for containing the virus despite being one of the most visited places by tourists in the region.

Later, Khandu visited the under-construction IPD ward of the district Hospital and took stock of the progress from the DC, DMO and the Medical superintendent. He also visited the temporary indoor patient block and interacted with patients besides distributing fruits and essentials. Also present on the occasion were Tawang MLA Tsering Tashi and officials of the district.