COVID-19 vaccination for 18 plus to begin from May 17 in Arunachal Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu, on Thursday, took to Twitter to announce that the Covid vaccination drive for those in the age group of 18-44 years will begin from May 17.
“Arunachal will start vaccination for 18-44 years from May 17. The health department will schedule the session, and the registration will start from May 15 in the Cowin portal. I request those eligible to get registered for vaccination at http://cowin.gov.in from 15/5/2021,” CM Khandu tweeted.
Arunachal Pradesh, on Wednesday, received a consignment of at least 20,180 vials of ‘Covishield’ vaccines.
Earlier, the chief minister had announced that Arunachal will have 500 oxygen beds with seven oxygen generation plants functioning in the state by the end of this month.
“Reviewed the status of oxygen in our hospitals. Glad to know that by month-end we will have 500 oxygen beds with Seven Oxygen Generation Plants functioning in the state. I have directed to work towards increasing to 1000 oxygen beds with additional oxygen generating plants,” Khandu said in another tweet.
(Edited by Ridhika Joshi)
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