Punjab govt to undertake vaccination in 18-45 years age group from May 1: CM Captain Amarinder Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has announced that the State Government would undertake vaccination in the age group of 18-45 years from May 1, and it would be ensured that the vaccine would be given free of cost in all Government healthcare facilities across the State.

CM was chairing a high level meeting at Chandigarh to review the prevailing Covid-19 situation in the state.

Chief Minister was informed that the State had received 4 lakh more doses of Covishield vaccine from the Centre on Thursday and  these were likely to last for only 3 or 4 more days as per the pace of the ongoing vaccination drive. CM asked the Health Department to vigorously pursue with the Union Government for ensuring requisite supply of more Covishield vaccine besides getting requisite stock of Covaxin doses as well.


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