30th April 2021 The Stay Safe Vaccination Drive-- initiative organised by Cricket Association of Bengal today saw 168 people being vaccinated.
People vaccinated included former international cricketers, umpires, scorers and groundsmen apart from Apex Council members, committee members and former committee members.
"We have organised this vaccination drive in association with AMRI. It went on beautifully without any hiccups. Though the first dose of vaccine was administered, awareness program was also simultaneously on that vaccine is not enough. Along with it we need to wear mask and maintain social distancing and follow all Covid protocols in order to keep the disease at bay.
Today 168 people were vaccinated and they included people like our member Mr. Rabi Mitra, who's above 80, and former international cricketers like Utpal Chatterjee and Gargi Banerjee," said CAB President Avishek Dalmiya.
First dose of vaccine was given today and the second dose will be given in due course of time.
"The peole who were given the first dose of vaccine will be given the second dose in 3-6 week's time as per given protocols and in consultation with AMRI. After tomorrow when everyone above 18 years can be vaccinated we will organise vaccination for our players so that each one of our players can be vaccinated early," said Hony. CAB Secretary Snehashis Ganguly.