Covid-19 Vaccination: Health and frontline workers will be vaccinated in the first phase of the campaign. First of all, the vaccine will be given to those who are engaged in the service of people day and night, such as health care workers. After that, those who are frontline workers like sweepers, police etc. are being vaccinated (Covid-19 Vaccine) in the first phase. There are about three crore health care workers and frontline workers in the country. On January 16, the first day of the vaccination campaign, about three lakh health workers will be vaccinated at 2,934 centers.
Important information related to the case:
There are about three crore health care workers and frontline workers in the country. The number of health workers in this is around 1 crore while the frontline workers are 2 crore. It has been decided that the State Governments will not bear any burden on the expenditure that will be incurred on the vaccination of these three crore people.
After this, people suffering from serious illness over 27 crore 50 years or below 50 will be given Corona vaccine.
1.65 crore doses of vaccine have been stocked for the vaccination campaign, of which 1.1 crore of Covishield and 55 lakh doses of covaxine.
The vaccination site will initially be 3,000. Every site will have 100 vaccines daily. The vaccination time has been set from 9 am to 5 pm.
The beneficiary will be notified by SMS 24 hours in advance. For the vaccine, the beneficiary will not have the option to choose the preferred vaccine from COVISHIELD and COVAXIN.
Two doses of the vaccine will be used. 28 days after the first dose, the second dose of the same vaccine will be applied. The vaccine will start showing effect 14 days after the second dose of the vaccine.
The beneficiary will have to stop at the vaccination site half an hour after vaccination, if there are any side effects or adverse events.
Those who will be registered on the CoWIN app will be vaccinated at the same time. It is the responsibility of the government and government agencies to register 3 crore health care workers and frontline workers.
Similarly, people suffering from serious illness over 27 crore 50 years or below 50 years can either get those people registered themselves or it will be through the Medical Officer Incharge of the Community Service Center / Block. For this, the government will issue guidelines.
The government has formed a committee about which person will be considered as suffering from chronic critical illness, whose guidelines will be issued based on the report.