Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday is ready to work together with chief ministers of all states by way of video conferencing to debate the COVID-19 scenario and coronavirus vaccine rollout. Taking to Twitter, the prime minister’s workplace mentioned, “At four PM on Monday 11th January, PM Narendra Modi will work together with Chief Ministers of all states by way of video conferencing. They may focus on the COVID-19 scenario and the vaccination rollout.”
At four PM on Monday 11th January, PM @narendramodi will work together with Chief Ministers of all states by way of video conferencing. They may focus on the COVID-19 scenario and the vaccination rollout.
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) January eight, 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 scenario by the Medication Controller Basic 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 evaluation 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 staff and the frontline staff who’re estimated to be round three 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 lively instances whereas the demise toll climbed to 1,50,999.
Vaccine transport from SII to begin 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 more likely to begin from the night of January 11 or on January 12, sources concerned in planning the logistics mentioned on Sunday. The vaccine-laden vehicles will transfer out from the Manjari location of the SII with elaborate police safety.
“With all probability, there are potentialities that the transportation of the Covishield vaccine will begin from Monday. Tentatively, there are plans to begin the motion of the vaccine on Monday, but when that doesn’t occur for some purpose, it’ll positively begin from Tuesday morning,” mentioned 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.