A spokesperson of the Health department said here today that Covid vaccination for the age group of 18-44 years would be provided after online booking only.
The spokesperson said that the Covid vaccination campaign for 18-44 years of age shall continue with the ongoing guidelines of online registration and pre-scheduling of sessions on Co-WIN portal till 21st June, 2021. After 21st June, 2021, the vaccination to this group would be done with the vaccine which is going to be provided free of cost by the Government of India. He said that the state is in touch with central government regarding the tentative supply/allocation of vaccine to the State after 21st June 2021 and after confirmation from the Government of India, the State would formulate appropriate strategy regarding this, which will be conveyed to all shortly. All the persons of 18-44 years of age should book their appointment online through Co-WIN portal or Arogya Setu app before coming at the vaccination centre. All beneficiaries should visit vaccination centre as per their schedule only to avoid unnecessary crowd at these centres.
He also urged them to observe Covid appropriate behaviour at the centres. He clarified that districts with tribal or hard area may plan the vaccination sessions for 18-44 year age with the option of onsite scheduling as per the guidelines issued earlier.