Chh’garh receives Covaxin consignment

Central Chronicle News
Raipur, May 29: Chhattisgarh on Saturday evening received 10 packets of Covaxin for the ongoing vaccination drive against Covid 19 here.
According to the information received, the officials received the Covaxin after it reached here from Hyderabad flight. It is learnt that nearly one lakh doses of Covaxin reached here which would be a relief for the department as they have been facing crisis of vaccine.
In absence of adequate vaccine, the vaccination drive for the age group from 18 years to 44 years has badly affected with closure in campaign in several districts.
Meanwhile, the Health Minister TS Singhdeo on Saturday morning said that the vaccination campaign cannot gain momentum unless Chhattisgarh receives adequate supply for the targeted age group. Officials informed that just 2 lakh eligible persons in the age group from 18 to 44 years have so far received vaccine so far whereas the total strength of such people is more than one crore.

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