PM Modi announced that from January 3, vaccination for children between the ages of 15 and 18 will start.
PM Narendra Modi has appealed to the people to be aware of the Omicron variant of Corona.
PM Narendra Modi addressed the country on Saturday night. Whose information was tweeted 15 minutes ago. The PM asked people to be alert in view of the increasing cases of Omicron variant of Corona. Along with this, in his address on the occasion of Atal ji’s birth anniversary and Christmas, he appealed to the people to avoid Corona. Let us tell you some special and important things of PM Modi’s address today.
Vaccination for children will start from January 3
PM Modi said, all the children who are between the age of 15 years to 18 years, now for them vaccination (Corona Vaccine for Children) will start in the country. It will be started from Monday, January 3, 2022.
‘Senior citizens will get booster dose’
He said that today more than 61% of the adult population of the country has received both the doses of the vaccine. Similarly, about 90% of the adult population has been given a single dose of the vaccine. The Prime Minister said, now citizens with co-morbidities above the age of 60 years, on the advice of their doctor, the option of ‘Precaution Dose’ of the vaccine will be available to them. It will also be started from 10 January 2022.
Health worker will also get extra dose
He said, we all have experience that those who are corona warriors, healthcare and frontline workers, they have a great contribution in keeping the country safe in this fight. Because of them we are all safe in our homes today. Even today, he spends a lot of his time in the service of the patients of Corona. Therefore, from the point of view of Precaution, the Government has decided that Precaution Dose of Vaccine will also be started for Healthcare and Frontline Workers. It will be started from Monday, January 10, 2022.
The process of vaccination started from January 16
The PM said that India started giving the vaccine to its citizens from January 16 this year. It is the efforts and willpower of all the people of the country that today India has crossed the very difficult target of 141 crore vaccine doses. The experience of fighting the corona epidemic so far shows that we should follow all the guidelines at the individual level.
Vaccination is the only weapon
PM Modi further said in his address that we are in the last week of the year and all of you are preparing to welcome 2022, but with enthusiasm, this is also the time to be alert. In many countries of the world, infection due to Omicron variants is increasing continuously. Some cases have also been reported in India. Everyone is appealed not to panic, but be careful. We all have to stay safe from the new variants. Vaccination is the only weapon we have.
appeal to the people
The Prime Minister said that the use of masks must be done. Always keep washing hands. Use mask. He said that our capacity to deal with Corona is increasing. Now the country has 18 lakh isolation beds, 1.40 lakh ICU beds. Including about the total beds, 90 thousand beds are also for children.