200 mosques in UP organize COVID vaccination camps

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200 mosques in UP organize COVID vaccination camps

Rampur Uttar Pradesh India January 15 ANI In the wake of the rising infections due to the third wave of COVID - 19, some 200 prominent mosques in Rampur district of Uttar Pradesh have organized vaccination camps.

The administration plans to have 100 per cent vaccine in people with the first dose against COVID 19 vaccine by January 20, said District Magistrate Ravindra Kumar Mandad.

There are 600 mosques in the entire district. After visiting a camp after the Friday prayers, I had a meeting with the Imams and religious leaders of the big mosques and appealed to them that in view of the third wave of COVID 19 it is very important that vaccination be done very fast, said Mandad, after inspecting a camp after the Friday prayers.

After the Friday prayers, all religious leaders and imams have cooperated and issued an appeal that they have organized vaccination camps in mosques.