Free coronavirus vaccine from 18-45 years in Assam
Guwahati: Assam government has announced free coronavirus vaccine from 18-45 years and placed orders for Rs 1 cr doses.
Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma told the media that funds collected for Assam Arogya Nidhi last year shall be utilised for the procurement of vaccines.
The National Health Mission (NHM) of Assam will be the nodal agency for this procurement of the vaccine on behalf of the Assam government. The NHM bulletin further said the total number of beneficiaries who have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in the state till date is 14,03,293.
The total number of beneficiaries who have received the second dose of vaccine till date is 3,49,310, and the cumulative total number of people vaccinated till date is 17,52,603.