Vaccination for children between 12 - 14 years of age has begun in Udaipur from today. As per the Health Department guidelines, both online as well as offline applications for vaccination will be accepted.
The Health Department has taken a ballpark figure of 5% of total population of each zone to identify the number of children in this group, as per Dr. Ashok Aditya. The CorBEvax has been approved for vaccinating children in this age group and the district has received 1,17,000 units of this vaccine, to address an estimated population of 1.8 lakh children in this age group. The vaccine allotment and zone wise targets across Udaipur district are as follows:
As per Dr Dinesh Kharadi, CMHO, Udaipur, the age verification process will be detailed hence all acceptable age proof needs to be taken to the Vaccination centre. Children below the age of 12 WILL NOT be vaccinated. The vaccination will be spread over two doses with a minimum duration of 28 days.