Himanta Biswa Sarma launches COVID-19 vaccination drive in Guwahati


Guwahati:  Assam Health Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday launched COVID-19 vaccination drive for 18 to 44 years at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH). 

Taking to his Twitter Dr. Sarma wrote, “#AssamCovidUpdate At GMCH, I am pleased to have launched #COVIDVaccination drive for 18-44 yrs, following vision of PM Sri @narendramodi. At the launch today, we administered #Covaxin to youth with special needs. The drive will be in full swing from May 7.”


The drive will be in full swing from May 7, said health minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma.

Meanwhile, Assam received a fresh batch of 1.5 lakh doses of Covaxin from Bharat Biotech.

Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the fresh batch will give a boost to the vaccination drive in the state.