Bhubaneswar, Apr 20: Health and Family Welfare Department Director Bijay Panigrahy on Tuesday said Odisha is all prepared to undertake Covid vaccination programme for 18-year plus people from May 1, as declared by the Union Government.
Talking to mediapersons, Panigrahy said more session sites and vaccination centres will open for vaccination of 18-year plus aged persons across the State. Vaccination event will be undertaken in both Government and private health facilities, he said.
People can get their names registered through CoWIN app and on the spot at vaccination centres for getting vaccines, he said.
Panigrahy, too, informed the vaccination programme will remain halted during two-day weekend shutdown period to begin from April 24 in all urban areas across the State. A lot of 1 lakh Covishield vaccines will be reaching Odisha today, he said.