Ambala: Haryana’s Health and Home Minister Anil Vij today started the third phase of Kovid-19 vaccination. In this, the Korana vaccine will be vaccinated to those who are more than 60 years of age and those suffering from serious diseases above 45 years of age. Vij said today that during this phase there will be vaccination of corona in 386 private hospitals on the panel in the state government hospitals and Ayushman Bharat Yojana.
Corona vaccine will be applied free of cost in all government hospitals of the state, while only 250 rupees will be collected in the said private hospitals. This will include a vaccine charge of Rs 150 and a hospital charge of Rs 100. He said that all people above the age of 60 years and those suffering from serious diseases like sugar, heart etc. above the age of 45 will be vaccinated with the Corona Vaccine.
The Health Minister today addressed all civil surgeons, directors of all private hospitals on the panel through video conferencing. He instructed the Civil Surgeons that they should keep a watch to maintain the cold chain in all the hospitals at their level. Along with this, ensure that the central government does not recover more than the cost of the vaccine in private hospitals so that the patients can get the vaccine at the prescribed rate on time. Vij said that all civil surgeons should undertake special campaigns to make people aware so that maximum number of people can get benefit of it.
Along with this, he said that in addition to the said hospitals, consider making other vaccination sites so that all the people belonging to the third phase can be given vaccine around their homes and they should not hesitate to take any vaccine. The Health Minister said that about 70 percent health workers have been vaccinated so far in the first phase of vaccination and more than 50 percent frontline workers have been vaccinated in the second phase. Along with this, workers working on the frontline are being vaccinated by body workers, sweepers, police, civil defense workers, jail staff, Panchayati Raj Institutions and employees of Revenue Department.