Press Reporter News Service
Chandigarh/ Karnal Could 1
With the state receiving the primary lot of Covid jabs for the 18-44 age group immediately, the federal government introduced to roll out the third part of the inoculation drive at its designated centres from tomorrow.
As per info, Three lakh Covishield doses have been acquired in opposition to the allotted 3.19 lakh doses. Nonetheless, the allotted 1.10 lakh doses of Covaxin are nonetheless awaited.
State Well being Minister Anil Vij mentioned the Centre would offer the info on the 18-plus age group to the state, which might ship SMS to beneficiaries and vaccination can be administered solely by appointment.
Further Chief Secretary (Well being), Rajeev Arora, mentioned the doses acquired by the state had been dispatched to the districts
He mentioned as many as 38,13,274 Covid doses had been administered to date.
As many as 2,01,398 well being care staff (HCWs) had been administered the primary dose whereas 1,27,907 had been given the second dose Equally, 1,46,441 frontline staff had been given the primary dose and 64,599 had been administered the second dose.
In the meantime, Karnal district has additionally introduced to roll out the third part of the inoculation drive tomorrow. As per info, there have been 450 doses of Covishield and 6,00zero of Covaxin within the inventory of the well being division on Saturday morning. Nonetheless, 17,00zero extra doses arrived late within the night.
“We’ll launch the third part of the Covid vaccination drive from Sunday,” mentioned Dr Yogesh Sharma, Civil Surgeon.