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Covid-19 vaccination in campaign mode from today in Odisha

21/06/2021 at 11:22 AM

Bhubaneswar, June 21: The state government is all set to start the Covid-19 vaccination drive on a campaign mode from today for people above the age of 18-year-old.

It sets a target to cover atleast 30 lakh beneficiaries on a daily basis. Moreover, 50 percent booking will be in online slot while 50 percent on-site registration.

The campaign will be conducted in all blocks and municipalities in the state. The vaccine will be provided by both the state and the central government.

The health department has asked for five sessions in the blocks, five in the NACs, 10 in the municipal council and 20 in the municipal corporation. More emphasis will be given to the second dose of vaccination.

The vaccinated drive will be conducted at 2,000 vaccination centers in the state, said Bijay Panigrahi, director of family health and welfare.

Worth mentioning, on June 6, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that a vaccination campaign would be launched across the country from International Yoga Day.

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