Assam provides free vaccine for citizens over 18 years
The Government of Assam announced that the COVID-19 vaccine would remain free for everyone over 18 years of age from May 1.
Assam had already placed an offer of Rs 1 crore doses from Bharat Biotech.
Taking to his official Twitter handle, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted, "Assam will give FREE vaccines to everyone from 18-45 years. GOI (Government of India) is giving free vaccines for 45+. Funds collected in Assam Arogya Nidhi last year shall be utilised for the procurement of vaccines. Today itself, we've placed orders for 1 cr doses with Bharat Biotech."
(Edited by Ladiangti Rani)
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