Second Phase Vaccination drive begins today

Hyderabad District Collector Shwetha Mohanty

The Second Phase of the Covid19 vaccination is to begin from today across Telangana with the government gearing up to take up vaccination drive in 12 government and 12 private hospitals.


The Hyderabad District Collector and Chairman of the Task Force Shwetha Mohanty reviewed the arrangements to this effect during a meeting here today. She said people above 60 years of age will be administered the vaccine and while those between 45 and 59 ages suffering from long-run ailments will also be administered provided they submit a Comorbidity certificate from a qualified physician.

She also said that people can know more details about the vaccination centres, hospital list, time, place etc through COWIN APP which they need to register themselves for the covid vaccination. Registrations can also be done at the vaccination centres physically, she said adding that at least 4 persons can be registered for one mobile number.

She further informed that at least 200 persons will be vaccinated at each centre per day and the vaccination drive would continue for 3 days from today.

She also said that if anyone intending to get a vaccination in the private hospital they need to pay Rs 250 for vaccination inclusive of Rs150 vaccine charges and Rs 100 towards service charge.