Nagaland

Nagaland: 835 beneficiaries of age- appropriate groups vaccinated

(MP Lok Sabha, Nagaland Tokheho Yepthomi being administered the first dose of Covishield at District Hospital Dimapur)

Kohima, March 05 (NEx): A total of 759 senior citizens above the age of 60 and 76 beneficiaries above the age of 45 with comorbidities were administered the COVID-19 vaccination in the state till date. There were no adverse events reported that needed medical attention, informed State Health Department.

A total of 41,099 doses of Covishield vaccine were administered across the state so far. Out of which, 23,891 first dose were given to front line workers, 10,455 first dose and and 5918 second dose were given to Healthcare workers, 835 to age appropriate groups.

The Covid-19 vaccination for age-appropriate groups began on March 1st, which are high risk groups including citizens above 60 years and citizens aged 45-59 with comorbidities or diseases subject to certification by a registered medical practitioner.

The health department informed that self registration for vaccination can be done at Co-Win App, Arogya Setu App or login to cowin.gov.in.

All beneficiaries are to carry a photo ID for registration and maintain the Covid-19 appropriate behaviour. Beneficiaries between 45-59 years of age, will have to produce /upload a certificate of comorbidity, it said.

: 835 beneficiaries of age appropriate groups vaccinated

Kohima, March 05 (NEx): A total of 759 senior citizens above the age of 60 and 76 beneficiaries above the age of 45 with comorbidities were administered the COVID-19 vaccination in the state till date. There were no adverse events reported that needed medical attention, informed State Health Department.

A total of 41,099 doses of Covishield vaccine were administered across the state so far. Out of which, 23,891 first dose were given to front line workers, 10,455 first dose and and 5918 second dose were given to Healthcare workers, 835 to age appropriate groups.

The Covid-19 vaccination for age-appropriate groups began on March 1st, which are high risk groups including citizens above 60 years and citizens aged 45-59 with comorbidities or diseases subject to certification by a registered medical practitioner.

The health department informed that self registration for vaccination can be done at Co-Win App, Arogya Setu App or login to cowin.gov.in.

All beneficiaries are to carry a photo ID for registration and maintain the Covid-19 appropriate behaviour. Beneficiaries between 45-59 years of age, will have to produce /upload a certificate of comorbidity, it said.