Bhubaneswar: Following announcement of Centre for providing free Covid-19 booster dose for 18 to 59 age group from July 15, local authorities decided to start online slot booking for the beneficiaries in Bhubaneswar soon.
“Online slots booking for free #COVIDPrecaution Dose will start shortly,” tweeted Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) today.
“The beneficiaries can book slots on http://cowin.gov.in to get Precaution Dose in Bhubaneswar,” the BMC mentioned in the tweet.
Online slots booking for free #COVIDPrecaution Dose will start shortly.
You can book slots at https://t.co/yKRvzU8G9K to get your Precaution Dose in Bhubaneswar.@CMO_Odisha @IPR_Odisha @HFWOdisha @HUDDeptOdisha @SRC_Odisha
— BMC (@bmcbbsr) July 15, 2022
The decision came amid sharp rise in daily Covid cases across Odisha, particularly in Khordha in a past few days. The single-day Covid infections crossed 1000-mark in the State in past 24 hours.
As per the Centre’s decision, people in the 18-59 age group can get free precaution doses of the Covid-19 vaccine at government vaccination centres from Friday.
The 75-day drive is aimed at boosting the administration of Covid-19 precaution doses.