Covid-19 vaccination to continue amid lockdown
Published : Saturday, 3 April, 2021 at 7:01 PM Count : 235
Anti-COVID-19 vaccination campaign will continue amid one week's nationwide lockdown that begins on Monday, said Directorate of Health's spokesperson Prof Dr Robed Amin on Sunday.
"Our vaccination programme will continue amid lockdown. However, administering the first dose of vaccination is going to be closed on April 5 (Monday), and the second dose will be kicked off from April 8 (Thursday)," he said.
Prof Robed Amin said those who intend to receive vaccine, they must show vaccine cards at their respective centres for received the second dose of vaccine.
Administering the first dose of vaccine formally end on April 5 and the second dose starts from April 8 with a three days of recession.
It may be mentioned that the National Covid-19 Vaccination programme began on February 7 last and 54,12,791 persons have so far received the first dose of vaccine. Of them, 33,63,594 are male and 20,49,197 are female. Of them, 936 men and women showed side-effects.