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Andaman and Nicobar: Covishield to be given to 4687 healthcare workers in first phase


  • In Andaman and Nicobar, the Covid-19 vaccination drive is going to begin from 16th January. 
  • In the first phase, the Covishield will be given to 4687 healthcare workers. 
  • This includes Asha and Aaganwadi workers along with ICMR functionaries and defence health care personnel as well.
  • Initially, the vaccination will be carried out at two sites in Port Blair i.e. GB Pant Hospital and Ayush Hospital which later extended to other six sites located at different Islands.