'School-college students will come under vaccination'

Sun Online Desk

3rd March, 2021 05:06:21 printer

'School-college students will come under vaccination'

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque has said school-college students will get coronavirus or Covid-19 vaccine.

Talking to journalists on Wednesday at secretariat, he said the age-limit for corona vaccine will be reduced, if it is possible to bring more vaccine.  

“The schedule for students’ vaccination will be considered then,” he said.

Zahid Maleque said foreign citizens, government employees, staff working in different ports will come under vaccination.

The foreigners will get Covid-19 vaccine as per the list of the foreign ministry, he said.  

The health minister further said some 33lakh people of the country have received vaccine so far while another 45 lakh people have registered for vaccine.

“Four crore more doses of vaccine will be available by July. Discussion is on to bring vaccine from other countries other than Oxford’s vaccine.”