Karnataka government has generously started providing 2nd dose vaccine for Tibetans in Bylakuppe settlement by setting up mass vaccination drive at Lugsam Samdupling hall from 23rd August, 2021 onwards. A total of 218 people successfully vaccinated on the first day.
On the second day, 24th August, 610 people were vaccinated at Lugsam community hall. RAT and RT-PCR tests were done before the inoculation for 70% people on both days.
During these 2 days inoculation, Periyapatna Taluk Hospital staffs, PHC Bylakuppe staffs and Tsojhe Khangsar Hospital staffs, Settlement office staffs and camp leaders rendered their services to vaccinate total 828 Tibetans free of cost. Remaining 50% of the settlers will be covered within coming two days.
Namdroling Monastery has vaccinated 1200 monks and nuns on 23rd August, 2021 at their premises by inviting Apollo Hospital staffs.
Total 2028 people were vaccinated within two days in Bylakuppe Tibetan Settlement.