‘J&K Govt Receives Fresh Consignment of Covishield Vaccine’: Govt


Srinagar, May 18:  After days of clamor regarding dearth of vaccines across hospitals – particularly in Kashmir division – Jammu and Kashmir Government has received a fresh consignment of Covishield vaccine here on Tuesday.

Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, Health and Medical Education Department J&K announced that “J&K has today received fresh consignment of Covishield vaccine. The immunisation drive in Jammu and Kashmir division to continue on a war footing from tomorrow, 19th May.”

“The government has also ensured for a continuous supply of vaccine doses to meet requirements”, it concluded.

It is pertinent to mention here that frequent complaints suggested that a majority of hospitals across Kashmir division were facing an acute shortage of vaccines, creating a state of pandemonium in the health care sector.

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