To deal with the spread of Covid-19 that infected nearly 3.5 crores across India, the government in January 2021 started its vaccination drive for people aged above 60. The age bar was later extended to cover all the citizens aged above 18 years.
Alike the rest of India, on Monday authorities in Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir, (J-K) started a vaccination drive for children aged between 15-18 years. As per officials, an estimated 8.33 lakh children are scheduled to be inoculated in the drive across J-K. The Kashmir Walla’s Asma Bhat and Umar Asif report.