• Karnataka: Faces Shortage of Covid-19 vaccine ahead of May 1 roll out for 18-45 age group

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    Vaccination drive for those aged 18-45 years in Karnataka will not start on May, 1st. Health Minister Dr Sudhakar asked people of the 18-45 age group to register on the Co-win portal and wait for the information given by the government when the new stocks of the vaccines arrive.

    “So far the Government of India has supplied 99.40 lakh doses of vaccine to the state and 93.50 lakh doses have been administered. Around 5.9 lakh doses are available,” Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, on April 29 evening.

    “The state government is procuring 1 crore doses of vaccine. Work order has been placed to procure one crore additional doses of vaccine. The fourth phase of vaccination drive will be taken up in stages,” he added.

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