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People over 40 can take corona vaccine: PM

Rtv news
|  08 Feb 2021, 17:31
People over 40 can take corona vaccine: PM
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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said, from now people aged over 40 will be able to take corona vaccine. But everybody should wear mask even after being vaccinated. She delivered the direction at the virtual meeting of the cabinet on Monday.

After the meeting Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam briefed the newsmen saying that the Prime Minister asked people to abide by the health guidelines even who have been vaccinated. She asked them to continue using masks and washing hands.

He said, the premier has given several directions regarding vaccine which will be effective from today. Now the minimum age limit has been reduced to 40 years from 55 years and it will be effective from Monday. The process of registration has to be opened for the young generation gradually. It should be opened for the family members of front liners.

The Cabinet Secretary said, those who cannot register their names on the website, they can make registration after going to the vaccination center with their NID cards.


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