The Assam government has set a target of administering COVID-19 vaccination to three lakh people daily from Monday for the next 10 days. The announcement was made by Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday.
The Chief Minister asked the district administration to strive to achieve the target of 3 lakh vaccination everyday, from June 21 to June 30. He added that good performance in this regard will ensure more vaccine supply for the state.
Addressing a press meet in Guwahati, Sarma said there will be no government work over the next one week and the entire machinery will be involved in the inoculation exercise.
“This is a part of our Enhanced Immunisation Drive. From June 21, we shall be targeting three lakh vaccinations daily till June 30,” he said after reviewing preparations with all stakeholders.
Meanwhile, Sarma indicated relaxations of Covid-induced restrictions in the state from July 31.
The Chief Minister announced that government offices in Assam will reopen from July 1, and asked all employees to get vaccinated within this month. He also urged employees of private enterprises to get their jabs.