Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday is ready to work together with chief ministers of all states through video conferencing to debate the COVID-19 state of affairs and coronavirus vaccine rollout. Taking to Twitter, the prime minister’s workplace stated, “At 4 PM on Monday eleventh January, PM Narendra Modi will work together with Chief Ministers of all states through video conferencing. They’ll focus on the COVID-19 state of affairs and the vaccination rollout.”
At 4 PM on Monday eleventh January, PM @narendramodi will work together with Chief Ministers of all states through video conferencing. They’ll focus on the COVID-19 state of affairs and the vaccination rollout.
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) January 8, 2021
Days after COVID-19 vaccines of Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech have been been granted permission for restricted use in an emergency state of affairs by the Medicine Controller Common of India (DCGI), the Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare has introduced that the coronavirus vaccination drive within the nation will begin from January 16.
The prime minister had earlier chaired a number of conferences with chief ministers on this regard.
On January 9, he had chaired a high-level assembly to assessment the standing of COVID-19 within the nation together with the preparedness of the State/Union Territories for COVID vaccination.
The roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine will present precedence to the healthcare employees and the frontline employees who’re estimated to be round 3 crores, adopted by these above 50 years of age and the under-50 inhabitants teams with co-morbidities numbering round 27 crores.
India’s coronavirus tally on Sunday reached 1,04,50,284 together with 2,23,335 energetic instances whereas the loss of life toll climbed to 1,50,999.
Vaccine transport from SII to start out on Jan 11 or 12: Sources
With the COVID-19 vaccination drive in India set to roll out on January 16, the transportation of Covishield vaccine from the Serum Institute of India’s facility in Pune in Maharashtra is prone to begin from the night of January 11 or on January 12, sources concerned in planning the logistics stated on Sunday. The vaccine-laden vehicles will transfer out from the Manjari location of the SII with elaborate police safety.
“With all chance, there are potentialities that the transportation of the Covishield vaccine will begin from Monday. Tentatively, there are plans to start out the motion of the vaccine on Monday, but when that doesn’t occur for some motive, it would undoubtedly begin from Tuesday morning,” stated the sources concerned within the planning for safety and logistics for transportation of the vaccine.
Covishield is co-developed by the College of Oxford and British-Swedish firm AstraZeneca in collaboration with the SII.