UP government celebrates Women's Day, ladies to get priority COVID-19 vaccine shots
Lucknow: To mark International Women's Day on Monday, the Uttar Pradesh government health department is planning to prioritise women for its vaccination drive against COVID-19, even reserving some facilities for them.
Women over 60 years and those above 45 with comorbidities would be given first preference while administering the COVID-19 vaccine.
Those who have not registered for the drive, too, would be allowed to get the shots at any government centre.
News Agency IANS quoted Agra Chief Medical Officer Dr. R.C. Pandey saying, On Women's Day, we have made arrangements to give priority to women for vaccination.