Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat said that the vaccine will be free in a government or private hospital. (Cipher photo)
CM Tirath Singh Rawat said that this vaccination will start from the first week of May. Whether taken in a government hospital or in a private hospital, this vaccine will be applied free of cost.
Government will bear the expenses
The Chief Minister said that there are an estimated 50 lakh people in this age group. Their vaccination will cost about 400 crores. The state government will bear this expenditure. The Chief Minister said that getting rid of Kovid is the priority of the government and every possible effort is being made for it.
60 thousand vaccinations per dayIn Uttarakhand, nearly 3 lakh 22 thousand people above 45 years of age, including frontline workers, have been given both vaccine doses. In addition, 14 lakh 91 thousand people have been given single dose of vaccine. In Uttarakhand, more than 60 thousand people are being vaccinated every day. More than 62 thousand people were waxed in the state on Friday.
4,339 new cases of infection were found on Friday
The second web of Corona in Uttarakhand has created panic. On Friday, the highest number of 4,339 new cases were reported in the state. Apart from this, 49 patients also died. This is the highest number of deaths in the state from corona infection. Earlier, 49 people had never died in one day due to corona infection. With this number, the total number of people killed in Kovid in Uttarakhand has crossed two thousand. While 1 lakh 42 thousand people have come positive so far. On Friday, more than 11 hundred people have recovered by beating the corona infection.