Healthcare workers head to a hut to inoculate nomadic tribes during a COVID-19 vaccination drive in the forest area of Central Kashmir's Budgam district.
Healthcare workers head to a hut to inoculate nomadic tribes during a COVID-19 vaccination drive in the forest area of Central Kashmir's Budgam district.
Photo by Sajad Hameed

The COVID-19 death toll in Jammu and Kashmir rose to 4,143 on Thursday with 25 more fatalities, while 1,117 new cases pushed the infection count to 3,04,866, officials said.

Facing the COVID-19 second wave, the state of Jammu and Kashmir is trying to vaccinate its citizens rapidly reaching even the remotest corner of each city and village. Kashmir has also taken its vaccination drive to remote villages to vaccinate nomadic tribes.

Frontline workers in Kashmir are visiting citizens for a door-to-door vaccination drive. This also involves crossing geographical barriers to reach the interiors of the state.

Here's what a day looks like in the lives of healthcare professionals who are taking Kashmir's vaccination drive to remote villages and nomadic tribes in Budgam district.

Healthcare workers head to a hut to inoculate nomadic tribes during a COVID-19 vaccination drive in the forest area of Central Kashmir's Budgam district.
Healthcare workers head to a hut to inoculate nomadic tribes during a COVID-19 vaccination drive in the forest area of Central Kashmir's Budgam district.
Photo by Sajad Hameed
Healthcare workers cross a stream to reach to tge forest area to inoculate nomadic people with a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine during a vaccination drive in central Kashmir's Budgam district.
Healthcare workers cross a stream to reach to tge forest area to inoculate nomadic people with a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine during a vaccination drive in central Kashmir's Budgam district.
Photo by Sajad Hameed
Healthcare workers cross a stream to reach the forest area in central Kashmir's Budgam district to inoculate nomadic with a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine during a vaccination drive.
Healthcare workers cross a stream to reach the forest area in central Kashmir's Budgam district to inoculate nomadic with a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine during a vaccination drive.
Photo by Sajad Hameed
Healthcare workers rest inside a mud house during the vaccination drive in the forest area of Central kashmir's Budgam district.
Healthcare workers rest inside a mud house during the vaccination drive in the forest area of Central kashmir's Budgam district.
Photo by Sajad Hameed
A healthcare worker gives a dose of Covishield, a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine to a nomadic woman during a vaccination drive in the forest area of Central Kashmir's Budgam district.
A healthcare worker gives a dose of Covishield, a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine to a nomadic woman during a vaccination drive in the forest area of Central Kashmir's Budgam district.
Photo by Sajad Hameed
A health worker administers a COVID-19 vaccine to an elderly nomad man in a remote village of Central Kashmir's Budgam district.
A health worker administers a COVID-19 vaccine to an elderly nomad man in a remote village of Central Kashmir's Budgam district.
Photo by Sajad Hameed
A healthcare worker gives a dose of Covishield, a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine to a nomadic woman during a vaccination drive in the forest area in Central Kashmir's Budgam district.
A healthcare worker gives a dose of Covishield, a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine to a nomadic woman during a vaccination drive in the forest area in Central Kashmir's Budgam district.
Photo by Sajad Hameed

With inputs from PTI.

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