Focus on 2nd dose COVID-19 vaccine coverage of health workers: Centre to states
The Centre on Thursday advised states to focus on increasing second dose coverage among healthcare workers (HCW) and frontline workers (FLW). In a high-level meeting chaired by Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan, low vaccination coverage was highlighted and states were also informed about the modifications of the CoWIN platform to make it more effective.
"States/UTs were asked to sharpen their focus and prepare effective plans for expediting the second dose administration for the HCWs and FLWs. States were asked to dedicate special time slots or sessions for the exercise," a statements said.
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