Vaccine for kids, booster for covid warriors & senior citizens: PM’s New Year bonanza

26 Dec 2021 07:00 PM

The children aged between 15 to 18 years would be jabbed by covid-19 vaccine from 3rd January. Also the healthcare workers, frontline workers and senior citizens would be jabbed by booster dose by 10th January,

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced appealing people not to lower their guard amid the outbreak of Omicron variant of covid.

Prime Minister was speaking during his address to the nation. In his address, Prime Minister said India was able to achieve milestone of 141 crore vaccine with collective efforts of both Centre and state governments.

More than 50% of Indian population is fully vaccinated. Amid outbreak of new variant, vaccination drive would be carried out for the age group of 15 to 18 years. The safety of children is utmost priority during the present situation. 

 People need to get cautious now due to outbreak of Omicron variant. Wear mask, sanitize and follow covid appropriate behaviour, Prime Minister appealed.


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