Vaccination for 18-44 category to be launched in Assam on Wednesday


GUWAHATI: The COVID-19 vaccination drive for the age group of 18 to 44 years will be symbolically launched in Assam from Wednesday. The drive will be in full swing from May 7, said health minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma.

“While we shall launch this #CovidVaccination symbolically tomorrow, it shall be in full swing from May 7,” Sarma said in a tweet.

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

Himanta Biswa Sarma says the fresh batch will give boost to the vaccination drive in the state.