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Jammu, April 26: Ladakh UT will provide COVID-19 vaccine free of cost to people in the 18-45 age group, tweets Office of the Lt. Governor, Ladakh.
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha had already announced on Saturday that the J&K government will provide Covid-19 vaccines free of cost to all people aged between 18-45 years during the upcoming phase 3 inoculation drive.
“In J&K, we are committed to provide a coronavirus vaccine free of cost to all the people above the age of 18 years. The government shall bear all the costs of vaccine procurement from the manufacturer,” the Lt Governor said in the meeting.
Currently, the vaccine doses are being administered to all citizens above the age of 45 years.
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Meanwhile, one person died of COVID in Leh district yesterday taking Corona toll in the Union Territory of Ladakh to 136 including 92 in Leh and 44 in Kargil. Among 148 new cases, 140 were reported from Leh and eight in Kargil district taking the UT’s Corona count to 13237. The active cases have gone up to 1972 while 11129 persons have recovered from the virus. The Sub Divisional Magistrate Khaltsi in Leh today declared GREF Campus Khaltsi as micro-Containment Zone after detection of COVID cases there.