The Goa authorities on Wednesday introduced that it’s going to host “Tika Utsav three.zero”, a vaccination competition throughout the state to inoculate most inhabitants within the age group of 18 to 44 years towards COVID-19.
Talking to reporters after chairing a state Cupboard assembly, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant mentioned, “By Tika Utsav three.zero, we will vaccinate everybody within the 18-44 age class within the state. We now have witnessed a superb response to the Tika Utsavs that had been held up to now.”
The state authorities has held two “Tika Utsavs” up to now involving all panchayats and municipal councils.
Sawant additional mentioned the opposition events had been “unnecessarily” criticising the Tika Utsavs, after they had been garnering good response from the general public.
In the meantime, the chief minister rubbished reviews that the state authorities had bought Ivermectin tablets value Rs 22 crore that must be discarded now.
“Ivermectin was presupposed to be the a part of prophylaxis remedy for COVID-19. We had not bought any pill, because the proposal for a similar was pending with the state authorities,” he mentioned.
The Union Well being ministry has suspended the usage of Ivermectin for the remedy of COVID-19 an infection.
Ivermectin tablets had earlier been part of the house isolation kits, when it was authorized by the Indian Council for Medical Analysis (ICMR).