Centre asks Assam to be ready for Covid-19 vaccination between January-July
Centre has asked the Assam government to prepare itself for Covid-19 vaccination programme between January and July next year.
Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday said that a few meetings were held through video conferencing recently, in which Centre focused more on the vaccination process.
"The central government has informed us that frontline workers and people above 60 will be given priority in the vaccination programme. We have been asked to be ready from January to July for the vaccination," Sarma said.
The minister further said that the central government is expecting to get Covid-19 vaccine from six to seven sources and the vaccination drive will be carried out with a "mix" vaccine.