Chandigarh: Punjab is all set to spice up vaccination drive from June 12 for 18-44 age teams. The vaccination can be for precedence teams with many extra classes added by the state authorities. It was disclosed by Nodal Officer of State for Vaccination Mr. Vikas Garg in a press communiqué launched right here right now.
Mr. Garg mentioned that Punjab will obtain as many as 193380 doses of vaccine tomorrow from Authorities of India. Out of those, 156720 doses pertain to Covisheild and 36660 doses are of Covaxin.
Stating additional, the Nodal Officer mentioned that on the instructions of the Chief Minister, State Authorities has added extra classes in precedence teams. Divulging the main points, he mentioned that Shopkeepers and their employees, Fitness center house owners and their trainers, Employees working within the Hospitality business (lodges, eating places, marriage palaces, caterers) together with cooks, bearers, Industrial Staff, Rehriwala, Avenue Distributors particularly these serving meals objects equivalent to juice, chaat, fruits, Supply boys, LPG distribution boys, Bus Drivers, Conductors, Auto/Taxi Drivers ULB and PRI consultant equivalent to Mayors, Councillors, Sarpanches, Panches, Members of Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samitis and College students going overseas. Apart from, precedence for 10% further doses can be determined by the involved District Administration.
Already 501550 individuals have been vaccinated out of 5.43 lakh doses procured at a value of Rs. 17.25 Crores for 18-44 years age group.