Assam govt sets ‘common’ time for booking vaccination slots

Assam, May 10: Amid confusion and unavailability of vaccination slots across Assam, the government has fixed a common vaccine slot of 4 pm to make online bookings for COVID-19 jabs across districts.

Director of Health Services (Family Welfare) Munindra Nath Ngatey said all the district officials have been directed to open slots for booking at 4 pm every evening.

Responding to a tweet, he said, “Vaccination slots booking time will be open for all from 4 PM every evening. I have directed all the districts of Assam.”

According to the NHM update, till 8.30 pm on Sunday, a total of 30,25,447 jabs of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the state. Of these, 23,65,304 have got their first dose and 6,60,143 have gotten the second dose as well.