Centre announces COVID vaccine rollout to begin from Jan 16; Frontline workers to be given priority

Central government has finally announced the date of the COVID vaccine rollout in India. On January 16th, the vaccine rollout will be made operational. All preparations are in place and several rounds of dry-run have already been conducted in the country. Close to 27 Cr are expected to be vaccinated in the phase 1. The government has also made it very clear that the frontline workers and senior citizens will be given prirority. The government of India has also stated that administering vaccines to 30 Cr people will take months, so it is expected that by the month of July, the phase 1 will be wrapped up. Watch to know more!