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COVID: India to vaccinate senior citizens from March 1 India Vaccination
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COVID: India to vaccinate senior citizens from March 1

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 24 Feb 2021, 05:44 pm

New Delhi/UNI: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said that people aged over 60 and those above 45 years with co-morbidities will be inoculated at 10,000 government and over 20,000 private vaccination centres from March 1.

The Minister apprised that the proposal was approved at a meeting of the Union Cabinet which was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

People will receive the COVID vaccine jab free of cost at government centres.