“At 4 PM on Monday 11th January, PM Narendra Modi will interact with Chief Ministers of all states via video conferencing. They will discuss the Covid-19 situation and the vaccination rollout,” the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) had tweeted.
Days after Covid-19 vaccines of Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech had been been granted permission for restricted use in an emergency state of affairs by the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI), the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has introduced that the coronavirus vaccination drive within the nation will begin from January 16.
The Prime Minister had earlier chaired a number of conferences with chief ministers on this regard.
On January 9, he had chaired a high-level assembly to evaluate the standing of Covid-19 within the nation together with the preparedness of the State/Union Territories for Covid vaccination.
The roll-out of the Covid-19 vaccine will present precedence to the healthcare staff and the frontline staff who’re estimated to be round three crores, adopted by these above 50 years of age and the under-50 inhabitants teams with co-morbidities numbering round 27 crores.
India’s coronavirus tally on Sunday reached 1,04,50,284 together with 2,23,335 energetic instances whereas the dying toll climbed to 1,50,999.