TS might not begin complimentary vaccination for 18 plus soon


Hyderabad: The brand-new stage of complimentary Covid-19 vaccination for the 18-plus years category that was released in the country on Monday will take a while before it gets here in Telangana state, it is learnt.

According to health department authorities, Telangana state, with its current stocks of vaccines, was focused on vaccinating individuals from high-risk classifications that include people in the 18-44 age, in addition to immunizing those in the other upper age groups and those with existing comorbidities.

The brand-new phase of totally free vaccination was just recently announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as part of the Centre’s plan to offer vaccines complimentary to all states.

According to the authorities here, the current vaccination drive in the state is likely to continue till the end of this month with the existing doses supplied up until now to the state.

Around 70 lakh individuals in the state will need, starting July, to begin getting their 2nd dose shots. Including fresh totally free vaccination at government centres for the 18-plus category will indicate a larger requirement of vaccines.

On Sunday, the health department stated an overall of 1,06,210 people had actually received their Covid-19 shots of whom 1,03,145 got their very first dosage and 3,065 their 2nd.

According to the Union ministry of health, on Monday Telangana state administered an overall of 1,46,302 doses of vaccine.

Released at Tue, 22 Jun 2021 03:34:23 +0000