More new classes in precedence teams
Chandigarh: Punjab is all set to boost vaccination drive from June 12 for 18-44 age teams. The vaccination could be for precedence teams with many extra classes added by the state authorities. It was disclosed by Nodal Officer of State for Vaccination Vikas Garg in a press communiqué launched right here in the present day.
Garg mentioned that Punjab will obtain as many as 193380 doses of vaccine tomorrow from Government of India. Out of those, 156720 doses pertain to Covisheild and 36660 doses are of Covaxin.
Pointing out additional, the Nodal Officer mentioned that on the instructions of the Chief Minister, State Government has added extra classes in precedence teams. Divulging the small print, he mentioned that Shopkeepers and their workers, Gym homeowners and their trainers, Staff working within the Hospitality trade (accommodations, eating places, marriage palaces, caterers) together with cooks, bearers, Industrial Workers, Rehriwala, Street Vendors particularly these serving meals gadgets equivalent to juice, chaat, fruits, Delivery boys, LPG distribution boys, Bus Drivers, Conductors, Auto/Taxi Drivers ULB and PRI consultant equivalent to Mayors, Councillors, Sarpanches, Panches, Members of Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samitis and Students going overseas. Besides, precedence for 10% further doses could be determined by the involved District Administration.
Already 501550 individuals have been vaccinated out of 5.43 lakh doses procured at a value of Rs. 17.25 Crores for 18-44 years age group.