More

    COVID-19 Vaccine Will Be Available In UP Around Makar Sankranti: Yogi Adityanath

     

    Covid Vaccine To Be Available In UP Around 'Makar Sankranti': Yogi Adityanath

    Gorakhpur:

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said COVID-19 vaccine will be available in the state close to the Hindu festival, ‘Makar Sankranti’, which will be celebrated on January 14.

    Speaking at a programme, he said, “We initiated the campaign against COVID-19 in March 2020 under Prime Minister Narendra Modi and at the beginning of this year we could say firmly that the dry run of the vaccine will be held on January 5 across the state and the vaccine will be available near around Makar Sankranti.”

    The Chief Minister added that a dry run of the vaccine was being held at some places in the state on Saturday.

    Yogi Adityanath was speaking while laying the foundation stone of Advocate’s Building at the collectorate campus on Saturday.

    On Friday, the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) on COVID-19 of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) recommended granting permission for restricted emergency use of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine Covishield, being manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, paving the way for the roll-out of the first COVID-19 shot in the country in the next few days.

    (Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)

    Source link

    Latest articles

    spot_imgspot_img

    Related articles

    Leave a reply

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    spot_imgspot_img