Assam CM Launches COVID19 Vaccination Drive For Children

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Published: January 3,2022 11:06 AM
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Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday launched the COVID-19 vaccination drive for children in the age group of 15 to 18 years at Oil India Higher Secondary School, Duliajan in Dibrugarh.

December 3, 2021: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday launched the COVID-19 vaccination drive for children in the age group of 15 to 18 years at Oil India Higher Secondary School, Duliajan in Dibrugarh district.



However, precautionary dose program will begin from January 10 for frontline workers and senior citizens with comorbidities said Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma.



Assam's 1st dose coverage is almost complete and 2nd dose is 70% covered. I'm hopeful that all citizens will get fully vaccinated by this month added, CM Sarma.



Registration on the CoWIN portal began on Saturday, January 1.



The vaccine option for children would only be Covaxin, officials said on Monday as preparations are underway to start inoculating children against COVID-19. The guidelines issued by the Union Health Ministry specified that “all those whose birth year is 2007” or before, shall be eligible