New Delhi:Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday that people between 18-44 age group will also be included in – ‘Jahaan Vote, Wahaan Vaccine’ from June 21 as the Centre has announced to provide Covid jabs for youth free of cost.
Kejriwal’s remarks came during a visit to inspect ongoing vaccination drives for people above 45 years at Sarvodaya Vidyalaya located at Lancer Road. The AAP-led Delhi government has started administering Covid jabs for those above 45 age groups at polling booths in each municipal ward.
However, as of now this vaccination drive is being conducted in just a few municipal wards only, which will be extended to all 280 wards in the national capital in coming days.
Earlier, Delhi government has been inviting people to get vaccine doses at nearest government-schools, apart from government-run hospitals and health care centers, and now these centers are being shifted to polling booths in municipal wards.
“It is a very good thing that starting June 21, the Central Government is going to provide us with the vaccines. So, if we get the vaccines, then we will start vaccinating everyone under this scheme,” Kejriwal said.