Assam Northeast

Covid-19: Assam to vaccinated three lakh people, daily from Monday

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said the government has planned to vaccinate three lakh people every day from June 21 under the enhanced vaccination programme.

Sarma said that in view of the enhanced vaccination programme three lakh people in the state would receive vaccine doses every day.

He also informed that the district administrations should ramp up the matching infrastructure to make the campaign a success.

During a review meeting with the Deputy Commissioners (DC) and District Superintendent of Police of all 34 districts via video conferencing, Sarma asked the health department to generate adequate awareness by sufficient publicity.
He also reiterated the need of vaccinating all sections of the people right from government employees to vendors.

Sarma asked the health department to provide Rs 100 to each paramedical staff engaged in vaccination for their transportation.

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