Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma on Friday reviewed the Covid-19 vaccination drive in the state in view of the rising number of cases.

During a meeting with health officials in Tura the chief minister also discussed the measures that are needed to be taken to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus during the second wave.

He also reviewed plans for the third phase of the Covid-19 vaccination drive that is to begin in Meghalaya shortly.

Sangma also appreciated the efforts of the Tura district administration and health department in trying to achieve the target of second phase of vaccination.

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“Glad to see the promptness of the Tura District Administration & health machinery in the Phase 2 #vaccination drive with their target almost achieved. We discussed measures to handle situations that may arise in the #SecondCOVIDWave & plans for Phase 3 vaccination,” Conrad Sangma tweeted.

The chief minister earlier stressed on the need to adopt a target, identify hotspots and aggressively conduct the Covid-19 vaccination in Meghalaya.

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