All above 45 yrs must take vaccine before schools reopen: Govt

All above 45 yrs must take vaccine before schools reopen: Govt

Thiruvananthapuram: The state health department has informed that all arrangements for administering the COVID vaccine to people above 45 years have been completed. The next phase of vaccination will commence from April 1. Central, state government hospitals, selected private hospitals and public buildings have been converted to vaccination centres. The government directed everyone above 45 years […]

Vaccination for people aged above 60 yrs to start from Monday

Vaccination for people aged above 60 yrs to start from Monday

Thiruvananthapuram: The registration for second phase of COVID vaccination in the state will commence from March 1 onwards, the health department informed. The registration is allowed for all citizens aged above 60 years and those aged between 45 and 59 years with comorbidities. According to the guidelines issued by the Union Ministry of Health, vaccination […]

4,33,500 doses of COVID-19 vaccine start reaching districts

4,33,500 doses of COVID-19 vaccine start reaching districts

Thiruvananthapuram: The distribution of COVID-19 vaccine to various centres in the state has started, Health Minister K. K. Shailaja said.The first consignment of Covishield vaccine from Pune-based Serum Institute of India arrived at Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram international airports on Wednesday.Special refrigerated vans were arranged to transport the vaccine safely to the respective centres. Transfer of […]

Kerala all set for COVID vaccine mock drill on Jan 2

Kerala all set for COVID vaccine mock drill on Jan 2

Thiruvananthapuram: All arrangements have been completed in for the Covid vaccinemock drill on Saturday, Health minister K K Shailaja said. The dry run will be held in four districts – Thiruvananthapuram, Idukki, Wayanad and Palakkad from 9 am to 11 am. In each centre, 25 health workers will participate in the dry run. Kerala is […]

India may get vax nod for emergency use by December end

India may get vax nod for emergency use by December end

New Delhi: India is likely to have a Covid-19 vaccine approved for emergency use before December ends as Central Drugs Standard Control Organization’s (CDSCO) expert panel is set to to review the applications of Serum Institute of India (SII) and Pfizer for the emergency use authorisation (EUA) of their candidates, multiple sources associated with the […]