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60 plus group will get vaccine on priority, govt to set timelines

Feb 24, 2021 07:29 IST

People aged 60 and above and those who have comorbidities for longer duration will get priority in the second phase of Covid-19 vaccinations, NDTV has reported quoting ICMR officials. There will be segregation based on several criteria in the target group of 27 crore people and each sub-group will have separate inoculation timelines, the report said. Those suffering from comorbidities like "diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, stroke, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases" will also be prioritised The govt has also said that the private sector will play a major in the drive. The govt aims to vaccinate 27 crore people in the second phase that is to start mid March.

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