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Two month-long mega COVID vaccination drive- Har Ghar Dastak 2.0 campaign gets underway today

Updated: June 1, 2022 11:15 am
The two-month-long Har Ghar Dastak campaign 2.0 is begining from today. The objective of this mega Covid vaccination drive is to achieve optimal coverage among all eligible beneficiaries and accelerate the pace of vaccination. The campaign will last till the 31st of July this year, across all States and Union Territories.

The Union Health Ministry said that COVID-19 vaccination of all beneficiaries due for the second dose and eligible for precaution dose would be emphasized through door-to-door vaccination drive.

Vaccination coverage of children aged 12 to 18 years will also be undertaken through a school-based campaign. Emphasis will be given to focused campaigns in the old age homes, school, colleges, prisons and brick kilns among others.

Recently, the Health Ministry has advised all States and Union Territories to plan for a two-month-long ‘Har Ghar Dastak’ campaign.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the launch of the Har Ghar Dastak campaign to ensure full vaccination in November last year.

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