The government will initiate a vaccination campaign to inoculate 80 lakh citizens with the first dose of mainly Sinopharm Covid 19 vaccine as stated by the health minister.
The campaign will start from 09:00am in 16,153 centers of 4,600 unions, 1,054 municipalities and 433 wards. It will be given to students 18 years of age, females above 25 and males above 50. For this vaccination campaign, lactating mothers and pregnant women will not be included.
Citizens are instructed to carry their registration cards or NID cards. For this vaccination campaign, about 80,000 health workers and volunteers will be included.
The additional director general (planning and development) of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) stated that due to technical reasons the name of the vaccination center will not be mentioned in text messages but it will be announced through a loudspeaker.
The government has set a target to inoculate 2 Crore citizens every month and plans to vaccinate about 10 Crore citizens by this December.