The vaccinations for the age groups of 12 to 14 years would be initially carried out in Kohima and Dimapur districts and gradually extended to other districts
By Imna Longchar, TFM Nagaland Correspondent
Along with the rest of the country, Nagaland will also join in rolling out vaccination drive for the age groups from 12 to 14 years from March 16. State Immunization Officer, Health department, Nagaland, Dr Ritu Thurr has informed that the vaccinations for the said age groups would be initially carried out in Kohima and Dimapur districts and gradually extended to other districts as soon as the vaccine are dispatched to the districts.
Stating that all the beneficiaries in the age groups of 12 to 14 years born on or before March 15, 2010, would be eligible for the vaccinations tomorrow on the mentioned date, Dr Thurr also said that the vaccine to be used for these age groups is “CorBevax” which would be available at the government COVID vaccination centers, the dosage schedule having two doses 28 days apart.
He later informed that appointments could be done either self or on-site registration while self registration could also be done through the existing account of “CoWin” of a family member or by creating new account through a unique mobile number and onsite registration can be facilitated by the vaccinator.
The State Immunization Officer (SIO), Nagaland, added that all citizens irrespective of their income status are entitled to free Covid-19 vaccination at the government COVID vaccination centers. Nagaland govt extend existing measures for containment of Covid-19 with relaxations on various activities till March 31.
Meanwhile, Nagaland Government has also extended the existing measures for containment of Covid-19 with relaxations of various activities till March 31.
In an order issued by Nagaland Chief Secretary, J Alam, directed that the existing measures for containment of Covid-19 and the relaxations for various activities subject to adherence to conditions and relevant SOPs as issued previously would remain in force throughout the state till March 31.