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According to the statement issued by the Union Health Ministry, the ministry has called upon all the states and union territories to speed up the vaccination of all eligible beneficiaries to get the anti-Covid-19 vaccine.
central government (Central Government) Corona vaccination campaign like mission across the country (corona vaccination campaign) Underlined the urgent need to run, so that the shortfall in cases can be maintained. Along with this, on Friday, the two-month-long ‘Har Ghar Dastak’ campaign 2.0 to all the states from June. (Har Ghar Dastak campaign 2.0) Advised to plan. According to the statement issued by the Union Health Ministry, the ministry has called upon all the states and union territories to speed up the vaccination of all eligible beneficiaries to get the anti-Covid-19 vaccine.
In a meeting with the states and union territories, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan advised that it should be ensured that the dose of anti-Covid-19 vaccines is not wasted at any cost. States and Union Territories have been told that this can be ensured by adopting the principle of proactive surveillance and first use of vaccines whose date of spoilage is near.
The Health Secretary underlined the need to conduct a vaccination campaign to protect against COVID-19 as an urgent mission to maintain the decrease in the recent corona cases. According to the statement, Bhushan advised the states and union territories to plan the two-month long Har Ghar Dastak Abhiyan 2.0 with detailed action plans at the district, block and village levels.
The government insisted on taking all the doses
According to the statement, the objective of the Har Ghar Dastak 2.0 campaign is to go door-to-door to administer first, second and precautionary doses to the eligible population and achieve a saturated state. During this period, the ministry has emphasized to focus on old age homes, schools and colleges (for immunization of the population of 12 to 18 years), prisons and brick kilns.
Precautionary dose has been given to 16,25,744 people
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Thursday that more than 191.91 crore doses of anti-Covid-19 vaccines have been given in the country so far. According to the ministry, more than 13 lakh doses have been given till 7 pm on Thursday. According to the ministry’s data, a total of 47,761 precautionary doses have been given to people in the age group of 18-59 years till 7 pm and till date a total of 16,25,744 people in this age group have been given preventive doses. On April 10, India began giving a precautionary dose of the anti-Covid-19 vaccine to people over the age of 18 at private immunization centers. All people over the age of 18 years can take the precautionary dose nine months after taking the second dose of the vaccine.
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