In Assam, vaccination drive for 18 to 44 years will start today formally in the state. However few doses have already been administered on 5th of this month in Guwahati symbolically.
The Assam government announced to provide the vaccines free of cost to all eligible persons in this category. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has instructed all the Deputy Commissioners to regularly visit hospitals for better Covid management. The Chief Minister held a video conference with all the Deputy Commissioners and senior officers on Covid management in Guwahati yesterday. Mr. Sonowal also told them to ensure that the prices of essential medicines should not rise.