Free Vaccination in Maharashtra: Vaccination Of People Under The Age Of 18 In The Country Is Going To Start From May 1. For This, The Registration Process Has Also Started From Today. Maharashtra, The Most Affected State Of Corona In The Country, Has Made A Big Announcement Regarding The Third Phase Of Vaccination. The Uddhav Government Has Said That There Will Be Free Vaccination Of People Between 18 And 44 Years In The State.
Free Vaccination Above 18 Years in Maharashtra
The Uddhav Cabinet Has Approved This Decision. According To The Information Received, A Total Of 5 Crore 71 Lakh People Will Be Given This Vaccination. The Government Will Need, About 12 Crore Doses For Vaccination Of 5.71 Crore People In Maharashtra, Cost 6500 Crores.
Today, the Cabinet under the leadership of CM Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray has decided to provide free COVID-19 vaccination to all the citizens of Maharashtra aged between 18-44years.#BreakTheChain pic.twitter.com/Kv1vIyVEow
— CMO Maharashtra (@CMOMaharashtra) April 28, 2021
The Chief Minister’s Office Said That People Should Not Visit Vaccination Centers, The State Health Department Would announce a Detailed Vaccination Program. The Vaccine Would Be Administered To People Only Through The Cowin App.
There Was A Continuous Tussle Over This Decision In The Maharashtra Government. There Was A Lot Of Controversy Among The Leaders Of Mahavikas Agadi. But This Decision Was Finally Taken With The Consent Of All. There Was A Discussion In The Cabinet Meeting To Extend The Lockdown For 15 Days In Maharashtra. On Which, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray Will Take A Decision Soon.
Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope Said, “In Maharashtra, People Above The Age Of 18 Years Are Less Likely To Be Vaccinated From The 1st. This Is Likely Given The Vaccine Shortage. The Government Has Set Up A Committee For Vaccination, Which Will Take A Decision. Maharashtra, Vaccination Can Be Done In 3 Stages. Which Will Include People Between 18-25 Years, 25-35 Years And 35-45 Years Old. Along With This, All Ministers Have Unanimously Asked To Extend The Lockdown By 15 Days, Which Will Be Announced Soon.