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PM Modi to discuss issue of Corona Vaccine rollout with state CMs 

Updated: January 11, 2021 12:26 pm
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with the Chief Ministers today evening through video conferencing. During the interaction, the COVID-19 situation and the vaccination rollout will be discussed.

Emergency Use Authorisation or Accelerated Approval has been granted by the National Regulator, Drugs Controller General of India for two vaccines Covishield and Covaxin which have established safety and immunogenicity. On Saturday, the Prime Minister chaired a high-level meeting to review the COVID-19 status in the country.

The roll-out of COVID-19 vaccine will provide priority to the healthcare workers and the frontline workers who are estimated to be around 3 crore followed by those above 50 years of age and the under-50 population groups with co-morbidities numbering around 27 crore. The Co-WIN Vaccine Delivery Management System will provide real time information of vaccine stocks, their storage temperature and individualized tracking of beneficiaries of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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