Tuesday, 30 November, 2021

Govt lowers age limit for Covid-19 vaccination to 18 years

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 20th October, 2021 08:05:07 PM
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Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has decided to vaccinate citizens of 18 years or above in the country.

People of 18-years now can register for Covid-19 vaccine by visiting Surrokkha App.

The government has taken such a decision in order to lower the Covid-19 infection risk.

DGHS spokesperson and vaccination programme director Dr Shamsul Haque conformed the matter to media. 

Meanwhile, Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque revealed same information at a programme  at Hotel Continental in the capital at noon today.