Covid-19 Vaccine Trial to Begin Today in All States – All You Need to Know | India News
Some states will also include districts that are located in difficult terrain or have poor logistical support.
Maharashtra and Kerala are likely to schedule the drill in major cities along with Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram.
The first round of the drill was held in Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat, Punjab from December 28 to 29. No major problems were observed in operational aspects during this trial.
According to the Union Ministry of Health, the objective of the trial for the introduction of the Covid-19 vaccine is “to evaluate the operational feasibility in the use of the Covid Vaccine Intelligence Network (Co-WIN) application in the field environment, to test the links between planning and implementation and identify challenges and guide the way forward before actual implementation. ” This is also expected to give confidence to program managers at various levels, he said.