New Delhi: From March 1, folks above 60 years of age and people above 45 years of age with comorbidities will likely be vaccinated, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar introduced on Wednesday.
About the vaccination drive, it has been knowledgeable that the folks above 60 years of age and people above 45 years of age with comorbidities will likely be vaccinated at 10,000 authorities and over 20,000 non-public vaccination centres. The vaccine will likely be given freed from value at authorities centres.
Adding to this, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar also stated that those who want to get vaccinated from private hospitals will have to pay. The amount they would need to pay will be decided by the health ministry within 3-4 days as they are in discussion with manufacturers and hospitals.
The Coronavirus inoculation drive began on January 16 in India after the approval of Covishield and Covaxin, the second dose needs to be taken 28 days after the first one. Recently, as the 28 days’ time passed, the “booster” shot began to be administered.
So far, healthcare and frontline workers have been given priority, and now those above the age of 60 years and 45 years with comorbidities will be able to receive the vaccine.