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COVID-19 Vaccination: Covaxin being rolled out for 18-45 age group in J&K today

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‘Those who have taken Covishield as 1st dose must take same as second dose’

Srinagar, May 01: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday decided to roll out largest vaccine drive from today for all in the age group of 18-45 in a phased manner, beginning with Jammu and Srinagar.

According to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), J&K government in a tweet said that Jammu & Kashmir is going to rollout Covid-19 vaccine for age group 18-45 from today in a phased manner.

“Covaxin will be administered to this age group free of cost. It will be by prior registration and prior appointment only. Please do not crowd the vaccination centres without appointment,” it Tweeted.

A top health officer said that Covaxin is being launched in capital cities of Srinagar and Jammu for 18 years and above, who have pre-registered shall get their first Covaxin jab.

He said that the inaugural vaccine will be administered at Immunisation Clinic near SMHS Hospital Srinagar today at 4:00 pm.

“Those who have taken Covishield as first dose must take 2nd dose of Covishield only,” he added—(KNO)

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