First consignment of COVID-19 vaccine reaches MizoramPTI | Aizawl | Updated: 15-01-2021 01:25 IST | Created: 15-01-2021 01:25 IST
A consignment of 18,500 COVID-19vaccines, to be used in the first phase of inoculation,arrived in Aizawl from New Delhi on Thursday, a healthdepartment official said.
State Immunisation Officer Lalzawmi told PTI a totalof 14,607 health workers have registered to receivevaccination.
In the first phase, 8,000 of them will get shots ofthe vaccine, she said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch India'svaccination drive on Saturday.
Lalzawmi said 500 people, 100 each in five camps, willbe vaccinated on Saturday between 10 am and 5 pm.
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