State to start vaccinating 15-18 age group from Monday

Shillong, Jan 2: The State would start vaccination drive for the 15-18 age group against Covid-19 from Monday, the Health department informed.

As per a notification of the department, those born before January 1, 2007 are eligible and registration for the same started from January 1.

“Walk in” will be available at designated vaccination centres, from January 3 onwards.

“Precaution dose” will start from January 10 for those above 60 years, health care workers and frontline workers, who have completed their second dose, nine months or 39 weeks back.

Meanwhile, the State on Sunday recorded, eight new Covid-19 cases and six recovered from the virus.

The State till Sunday has 75 total active cases of which 65 are in East Khasi Hills district, six in West Garo Hill, three in Ri-Bhoi and one in East Jaintia Hills.

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