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All above 18 eligible to receive Covid vaccine from May 1: Centre Covid-19 Vaccine

All above 18 eligible to receive Covid vaccine from May 1: Centre

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 19 Apr 2021, 07:31 pm

In a move to widen the vaccination drive against Covid-19, the Centre on Monday announced that everyone above 18 years will be eligible for inoculation from May 1.The government announcement comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a series of meetings on Monday.

All adults will be vaccinated in "a liberalised and accelerated Phase 3 strategy of COVID-19 vaccination", the government said in a statement on a day India reported 2.73 lakh cases in a day.