Tamil Nadu to start vaccination of individuals in 18-44 age group from 20 Could, says state well being minister-Sports activities Information , Alenz
Well being Minister M Subramanian mentioned the federal government has allotted Rs 46 crore to acquire vaccines and up to now, 9 lakh doses have arrived
Chennai: Tamil Nadu will start vaccinating folks within the 18-44 age group on 20 Could, Well being Minister M Subramanian mentioned on Tuesday.
“Initially, the federal government will vaccinate these folks aged between 18 years and 44 years from whom the coronavirus can unfold a lot sooner like auto-rickshaw drivers and facstory employees,” he mentioned.
“Chief Minister M Okay Stalin will formally inaugurate the programme day after tomorrow (Could 20),” Subramanian informed reporters after inaugurating the “oxygen on wheels” initiative launched by Inside Wheel Membership of Adyar right here.
He mentioned the federal government has allotted Rs 46 crore to acquire vaccines and up to now 9 lakh doses have arrived within the state.
To a question on whether or not the lockdown which got here into pressure on Could 10 could be prolonged within the state, he mentioned it could be recognized solely at a later date however the focus ought to be on breaking the chain of transmission of the virus.
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