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Free Covid-19 vaccine for all above 18 years from June 21: PM Modi

Business Standard | 08/06/2021 08:56 AM | Click to read full article

The Centre has taken back control of vaccine procurement and will supply Covid-19 jabs to states free of cost to inoculate all above 18 years of age from June 21, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Monday.

“No state would have to spend anything on vaccines. The 25 per cent of the vaccination work that was with states will also be handled by the Government of India...Now, all above 18 will be able to get the shot for free,” Modi said.