Vaccination for teens in 15-18 age group from January 3, announces PM Modi
New Delhi: The vaccination for the teenagers in the age group of 15-18 years will begin from January 3, 2022, announced PM Narendra Modi on Saturday while he was addressing to the nation.
Booster dose for health care workers to commence in January 2022, the PM also said.
Besides, the Prime Minister also announced that 60+ senior citizens with co-morbidity can take booster dose from January 10.
Realising the seriousness of COVID19, today more than 141 crore doses have been administered in India. More than 90% eligible population has been vaccinated with the first dose of vaccine: PM Modi informed during his speech.
India has 18 lakh isolation beds, 5 lakh oxygen supported beds, 1.40 lakh ICU beds, 90,000 pediatric ICU & non-ICU beds. We have more than 3,000 working PSA oxygen plants, 4 lakh oxygen cylinders have been distributed throughout the nation, said PM Modi.