Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday directed the State Health Department to comply with the Centre’s guidelines for profitable implementation of the COVID-19 vaccination programme scheduled to start on January 16.
Mr. Thackeray held a gathering of Health Department officers following a videoconference with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the place the latter knowledgeable all Chief Ministers concerning the nation’s vaccination plan.
“This is going to be the world’s biggest vaccination drive. The State has completed its preparations.All departments involved should execute this through coordination. Irrespective of the vaccination programme, all health protocols to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus should be followed without fail,” Mr. Thackeray mentioned.
The CM mentioned that utmost care must be taken for the vaccine’s transport, storage, and distribution within the State.
Mr. Thackeray mentioned that well being staff can be given precedence for vaccination, adopted by the police, sanitation staff, Central reserve power personnel and so forth.
The first stage will contain over three crore residents throughout the nation, adopted by residents above 50 years after which these beneath 50 years with co-morbidies.