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Covid: Everyone above 18 eligible to get vaccine from May 1, says govt

 

In a major boost to the inoculation drive, the union government on Monday said everyone above the age of 18 years can get a vaccine from May 1.

“In a meeting chaired by PM Narendra Modi, an important decision of allowing vaccination to everyone above the age of 18 from 1st May has been taken,” said the government in an official statement.

“PM said that the Government has been working hard from over a year to ensure that maximum numbers of Indians are able to get the vaccine in the shortest possible of time. He added that India is vaccinating people at world record pace& we will continue this with even greater momentum,” it said.

 

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