Nagaland Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom on Monday launched the Covid-19 vaccination (Covishield) in the state for the people in the age group of 18-44 years in Kohima.
The vaccination will be free of cost, Phom tweeted after the launch.
He said persons who have registered in the COWIN portal will be benefited and added that registration for another phase of the vaccination will be announced soon.
Phom also inaugurated the first pressure swing adsorption (PSA) oxygen generation plant, funded by PM CARES fund, at Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK) today.
He said persons who have registered in COWIN portal will be benefited and added that registration for another phase of the vaccination will be announced soon"Inaugurated the First PSA Oxygen Generation Plant of 300 LPM at NHAK today accompanied by @Nicky Kire, Hon'ble Advisor (Municipal Affairs) & Senior Officers from the Department," he tweeted.
Nagaland received 36,580 doses of the Covishield vaccine on May 13 on payment from the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Phom said the State government has placed orders for more vaccine doses but added that the State does not have any control over the supply or the production of vaccines.
He said 2.39 lakh doses of Covid vaccine have been administered since the launch of the first vaccine.