Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday directed the highest officers to extend the second dose protection of the COVID-19 vaccine within the nation.
PM Modi chaired a gathering of high officers which lasted for nearly two hours the place he reviewed the general public well being preparedness and vaccination-related scenario for COVID-19, as per the Prime Minister Workplace (PMO).
Whereas giving instructions to high officers for growing the second dose protection, he additionally stated, that states should be sensitised on the necessity to make sure that all those that have gotten the primary dose are given the second dose in well timed.
PM Modi was additionally apprised of the progress in vaccination and the efforts being made beneath the “Har Ghar Dastak” marketing campaign.
PM Modi was additionally briefed concerning the COVID-19 scenario internationally, together with the brand new Variant of Concern ‘Omicron’ together with its traits and the affect seen in numerous nations.
In view of this new variant, Prime Minister Narendra Modi requested officers to assessment plans for alleviating worldwide journey restrictions in gentle of the rising new proof.
As per the Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare, greater than 73.58 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered on Friday.
With this, India’s cumulative COVID-19 vaccination protection has exceeded 121.06 crore doses.