In Madhya Pradesh, the state government has launched the Corona Warriors Scheme. The government will take the responsibility of family members of health workers who have passed away while on Corona duty. Their families will be given honorarium of Rs 50 lakhs by the government.
Meanwhile Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the Corona vaccination campaign of people above 18 years of age cannot be started from May 1st due to non-receipt of vaccines from the manufacturing companies. The vaccines are likely to be received in the state on May 3rd.
AIR Bhopal Correspondent reports that the Covid vaccine will be administered free of cost to those above 18 years of age. Chief Minister Mr Chouhan while reviewing COVID condition directed that new vaccination centers should be established in view of Corona infection, vaccination work should not be done in hospitals.
So far 80 lakh 66 thousand 980 doses of Corona vaccines have been administered in the state, out of which 70 lakh 19 thousand 763 first and 10 lakh 47 thousand 217 second doses have been administered.