Karnataka Authorities will briefly droop the COVID-19 vaccination for the age group of 18 to 44 years from Could 14, mentioned officers.
In accordance with the state authorities, the order will probably be relevant to all authorities Covid vaccination centres within the state.
“At present the state authorities has determined that the vaccine procured instantly by the state for vaccination of individuals between 18 to 44 years will probably be utilised for vaccination of beneficiaries who’re due for the second dose,” reads the assertion.
Earlier, the state authorities had determined to utilise the entire provide of vaccines supplied by the Centre for vaccination of beneficiaries of 45 years and above who have been due for the second dose.
“Subsequently all vaccines out there with the state authorities together with provided by GoI and procured instantly by the state will probably be utilised for vaccination of beneficiaries due for the second dose. On this regard vaccination for the age group of 18-44 years (together with those that have already booked appointments) will probably be briefly suspended from Could 14, 2021, until additional orders. This order will probably be relevant for COVID vaccination in any respect authorities COVID vaccination facilities within the state,” it provides.