The second phase of Covid vaccination drive started in the district on Thursday with Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Navjot Singh Mahal among 137 frontline workers take the jab of Covishield vaccine here at Police Lines Hospital.After getting himself vaccinated, SSP Navjot Singh Mahal said that this special vaccination camp would be held here for the next five days to cover all the officers/officials of Punjab Police being frontline workers in the battle against COVID-19. He said that the second dose of the vaccine would be administered after 28-days to each frontline worker.Mahal said that Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta had kick-started the second phase after having got vaccinated to further motivate the officers/officials of the police department as they did a commendable work during the COVID-19 crisis as frontline workers. He also gave a call to all police personnel and other citizens to come forward for vaccination in the larger public interest besides keeping the COVID-19 pandemic at bay. Besides Mahal, SP (H) Raminder Singh, SP (D) Ravinder Pal Singh Sandhu, SP (PBI) Mandeep Singh, DSP (H) Gurpreet Singh Gill, DSP City Jagdish Raj Attri, DSPs Prem Singh and Amar Nath also received Covid vaccine.Appealing the people to not to fall prey to any kind of rumour regarding vaccine, SSP Navjot Singh Mahal said this vaccine is essential to combat the pandemic and all of us must come forward for getting the Covid shot. SSP said that following the vaccination, the persons are being kept under observation for half an hour and they will get a message to take second dose after 28 days.It is pertinent to mention here that today as many as 137 frontline workers 83 from police department and 54 other frontline workers got vaccinated. Prominent among those present on the occasion included District Health Officer Dr Lakhvir Singh, District Immunization Officer Dr Seema Garg and others.