No side effects of COVID-19 vaccination in Meghalaya, says Health Minister A L Hek

Over 700 health workers have been administered the first dose of COVID vaccine so far in Meghalaya.

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No complaint of side effects from people who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 in Meghalaya have been reported, Health Minister A L Hek said on Monday.

“So far, not a single complaint is received of any side effects of the vaccine which was administered to health workers across the state,” Hek said.

Informing that over 700 health workers have been administered the first dose of the vaccine so far in the state, Hek said that the second dose will be given after a period of 28 days.

The minister informed that under the first phase, 32,000 doses will be given to 16,000 health workers.

“The vaccination drive will continue till we have completed administering the vaccine to all the 16,000 health workers,” he said.

Admitting that there has been a decline in Covid cases, Hek urged the citizens not to be complacent but to take care of themselves. He also informed there have been no cases of patients getting re-infected by the virus in the state.

First Published:Jan. 18, 2021, 11:19 p.m.

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