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Govt Will Cover Vaccination Cost of 30 Crore People, Not Whole Population, Says Covid Task Force Head

E-News | 01/01/2021 07:23 PM | Click to read full article

Dr. Vinod Paul, a NITI Aayog member and head of the national Covid-19 task force, on Friday said that the government will bear the cost of inoculating 30 crore individuals belonging to priority groups in the first phase of its vaccination drive.

In the next 6-8 months, frontline workers, especially those working in healthcare and the elderly will be targeted in the initial phase of vaccination.