Take action against institutions giving Covid vaccination package with hotels: Centre to states
PTI, May 30, 2021, 10:29 AM IST
New Delhi: The Centre has asked states and union territories to initiate legal or administrative action against institutions which are giving package for Covid vaccination in collaboration with hotels in violation of prescribed guidelines.
In a letter to all states and UTs, Additional Secretary to Health ministry Manohar Agnani said it has come to the notice of the Union health ministry that some private hospitals are giving package for Covid vaccination in collaboration with some hotels, which is against the guidelines issued for the National Covid Vaccination Program.
Apart from government Covid vaccination centre and private Covid vaccination centre, workplace, near home Covid vaccination centre for elderly and differently-abled persons to be organised at group housing societies, there are no other avenues to carry out vaccination under the national Covid Vaccination Program so vaccination carried out in star hotels is contrary to the guidelines and must be stopped immediately, Agnani was quoted as saying in the letter.
“Necessary legal and administrative actions should be initiated against such institutions. Therefore, you are also requested to monitor and ensure that National Covid Vaccination drive is carried out as per the prescribed guidelines,” he added.
Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.
Covid-19: Serum Institute to begin Novavax Covid 19 vaccine trials for children in July
Rafael Nadal says he will not play at Wimbledon or Tokyo Olympics
Fortis Healthcare says COVID vaccines protected 92% vaccinated healthcare workers
Mangaluru: Three booked for trying to extort money posing as MCC officials; One arrested
International debate on ”vaccine passports” must focus on ”vaccine equity”: India
Xiaomi, Apple, Samsung among most popular brands in pre-owned smartphone market: Report
Household heating, cooking behind 40 pc of Delhi’s PM 2.5 pollution last Dec, Jan: Study
CureVac: Vaccine data are ”sobering” full results in weeks