COVID-19 vaccination opens for everyone above 45 years of age from tomorrow; Experts appeal to citizens to get vaccinated without any hesitation
The COVID-19 vaccination will be open for everyone aged above 45 years irrespective of comorbidity from tomorrow. AIR Correspondent reports the cut-off date for the 45-plus years category is those persons born before 1st January 1977.
Experts have appealed to citizens to get vaccinated without any hesitancy. NITI Aayog Member and Chairman of National COVID-19 Task Force, Dr V K Paul has appealed to people above 45 years of age to get vaccinated without hesitation.
The Centre has asked the States and Union Territories to maintain vaccine wastage at less than one per cent. The states have also been directed to ensure timely utilization of available stocks to avoid expiry of vaccines.