Printed on Mon Jul 04 2022 3:04:08 AM

Booster dose campaign to start from today

Staff Correspondent
National

A week-long special campaign for administering Covid-19 booster jabs to start countrywide from today, June 04, said the Directorate General of Health Services.


In a circular released, the DGHS said any second dose vaccine recipient, aged 18 and above, can get a booster jab with an interval of at least four months.

The campaign will begin at 9:00 am each day and the vaccines will be administered following WHO guidelines, read the DGHS circular.

A total of 11.76 crore people received their second jabs as of June 01. Around 1.5 crore of them have already received their booster shots, as per the DGHS data.
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