Maharashtra: 18-44 group can choose vaccine while registering for slot
People in the age group of 18-44 years can choose between Covishield and Covaxin while registering for vaccination slot on the CoWIN portal.
Maharashtra on Tuesday received 4.71 lakh doses of Covaxin from Bharat Biotech for the next phase of immunisation of people aged less than 45 years.
With the arrival of fresh stock, the state will be able to increase its daily vaccination numbers to 30,000-40,000 in the 18-44 year age pool.
Health Minister Rajesh Tope said the state has vaccinated over a lakh of people in the 18-44 age group since May 1. 'An empowered committee will decide on how to prioritise vaccination in the 18-44 age group.