Assam preparing list of people for COVID-19 vaccine: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam government is preparing a list of people, a minister said on Sunday


A minister said that the Assam government is preparing a list of people including health workers and frontline workers to operate the COVID-19 vaccine.

Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the government hopes to get the first batch of vaccine in March-April.

“First, we will provide vaccines to our health staff such as doctors, nurses, ward boys and other medical staff. Then there will be frontline workers such as policemen, emergency service workers, public servants and teachers.” To reporters.

The state health minister said that in the third category, the vaccine will be given to senior citizens and people with comradeship.

“In 2021, we hope to cover these three categories. We are preparing the list right now. Our drought run for vaccination is going on successfully,” he said.

India’s drug regulator on Sunday approved the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine Covishield, manufactured by the Serum Institute, and India Biotech’s indigenously developed covixin for a restricted emergency use in the country, the path to a massive vaccination campaign Paved


Reacting to the development, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal tweeted, “A proud moment in our fight against # COVID19. PM @narendramodi ji, under your leadership, to keep the nation safe and healthy, a self-respecting India. The resolution has been revived. ” . I congratulate the scientific community for this achievement. “

When asked about starting the vaccination campaign, Mr. Sarma said that the state government is hopeful to get the vaccine by March-April this year and will start the process thereafter.

Shri Sarma also appreciated the efforts of scientists and said that two vaccines are a New Year gift to India.

“Approval by #DCGI has set our hopes for a # COVID19 free India … a 9-month national anthem effort, dotted with unwavering faith and courage, and guided by the continued inspiration of PM @narendramodi, for one Comes “Finally, thanking him, he said on Twitter.



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