Now Central Government Changes Strategy For Corona Vaccination Campaign

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New Delhi, January 18, 2021: The central government has now fixed the vaccination days for every state. The government has taken this step to ensure the smooth functioning of other health services.

Earlier, states and union territories were advised to continue vaccination four days a week. Now Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, and Goa will be vaccinated for at least two days and in Andhra Pradesh six days a week.

Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Manohar Agnani, told the reporters that the states and union territories were advised to carry out a vaccination campaign four days in the first week so that other health services would not be adversely affected. Now it has been changed. Vaccines will be given for six days in Andhra Pradesh and five days a week in Mizoram.

Agnani further added that in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nagaland and Odisha, a vaccination campaign will be carried out for three days a week. While in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Dadar and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, and Jammu & Kashmir vaccines will be administered for four days a week.

The vaccination campaign will also be conducted four days a week in Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Ladakh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra Manipur Puducherry, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Tripura, Uttarakhand, and Bengal. Vaccines will be administered two days a week in Goa, Uttar Pradesh, and Himachal Pradesh.

Agnani said that so far, 2,24,301 beneficiaries have been vaccinated. Out of these, only 447 people have reported adverse effects. Minor health problems such as fever, headache, vomiting have been observed in adverse cases.