Vaccination program canceled in Punjab due to lack of vaccine; Covid vaccination for the age group of 18 to 45 will not happen today

The third phase of the Covid-19 vaccination campaign has started on May 1. In this phase, the Covid-19 vaccine is being given to people above 18 years of age, for which the registration process is going on, and to date, more than 266 million people have registered on the Co-Win platform.

Due to the lack of Covid Vaccine, the third phase Vaccination in the age group of 18-45 years has been postponed in Punjab. This vaccination program was to begin on Saturday, in addition to this, the Vaccination program will be postponed to private health services from Saturday.

Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh made it clear that because of the unavailability of vaccine, the third phase of the age group of 18-45 years could not be started as per the program fixed. He said that the remaining vaccines on behalf of all private health institutions have been returned to the Government of India without use, these institutions do not have leftover doses for more than 45 years. The Captain has said that due to lack of vaccine supply, people aged 18-45 years can no longer be vaccinated.

The issue of lack of vaccine has been raised in front of the center

According to sources, the Chief Minister has said that his government has raised the issue of lack of vaccine with the Center. After taking stock of the condition of the Covid vaccine, the Chief Minister said that the state had received 2 lakh doses but it is also insufficient to meet the two-day requirement of the age group above 45 years. He said that the state government was trying to get vaccine supply from the Center for those over 45 years on priority and to make a third stage vaccination strategy based on the interim report with Dr. Gagandeep Kang’s experts. Still working.

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