Bhubaneswar: In a big determination, the Odisha Authorities has expanded the COVID-19 vaccination drive for 18-44 age group to all city areas of the state. The federal government has written to all collectors on this regard.
“Below phase-3 COVID-19 vaccination methods, the vaccination of the 18 to 44 12 months age group has already been began in 5 Municipal Firms and 6 district headquarter Municipalities/ NACs within the month of Could. Now, the Authorities has authorised for growth of the vaccination of 18 to 44 12 months group in the remaining 22 district headquarter Municipalities/NACs within the month of June,” the federal government stated within the letter.
The state goes to obtain 6,45,790 doses of Covishield in June in three tranches, which might be distributed among the many districts for 1st dose vaccination primarily based on their goal beneficiaries. It’s also to notice that college students and athletes aged 18 to 44 12 months of the district, who might be going overseas, needs to be given precedence for vaccination, the letter added.
The collectors have been requested to stay in readiness for vaccination of the 18 to 44 12 months age group within the district headquarter Municipalities/NACs.