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Covid: Odisha to vaccinate Nepali nationals working in state

23/06/2021 at 5:14 PM

Bhubaneswar, June 23: The Covid vaccination will be extended to Nepali nationals working in Odisha. PK Mohapatra, Additional Chief Secretary has written to Collector and municipal commissioners in this regard.

“ As per recommendation of the National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for Covid-19 (NEGVAC), Covid vaccination could be extended to Nepali nationals working in the state. The Nepali nationas, who are working as labourers, workers may not have any prescribed ID card for registration on Co-WIN,” the additional Chief Secretary said in the letter.

“ The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has communicated Nepali nationals to be vaccinated in accordance with SOP without Id cards,” read the letter.

 The Additional Chief Secretary has asked the district collectors and municipal commissioners to implement the same in the vaccination programme.  

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