A health worker administers a shot of Covid vaccine to a young man at Moti Lal Nehru Medical College on Monday
Prayaraj: As many as 2,618 recipients aged between 18 and 44 years were administered the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine at 10 sites including four rural and six urban centres in the district on Monday.
The vaccination of beneficiaries between 18 and 44 years of age will be held six days in a week, from Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm.
The vaccination was held at four rural vaccination centres, which include, community health centres in Jasra, Chaka, Kotwa Bani and Jhunsi. Besides, the six vaccination sites in urban areas include MLN Medical College, District Women Hospital, MD Eye Hospital, Railway Hospital, TB Sapru Hospital and Urban PHC (Daraganj).
A senior health official said that at all these 10 centres, only those persons in the age group of 18 and 44 years will be vaccinated who have got themselves registered at the cowin.gov.in portal and have been allotted a slot. There would be no vaccination without registration for those aged between 18 and 44 years, he said.