High street pharmacies have begun to roll out Covid vaccines, Boots and Superdrug branches are among the six stores across England which started administering today. 82-year-old Derek Mersh from Surrey became the first person to be inoculated at the Guildford Superdrug store this morning. Report by...
A hospital in Thiruvananthapuram ran out of Covishield vaccine on April 20. A notice has been put up on the hospital stating that 'Covishield has run out of stock, Covaxin available'. District secretary of Kerala Nurses Union, Karthik Kumar said, "We only have Covaxin doses. Those who took Covisheild first have to take the same vaccine. If it's not available, the whole purpose is lost". Kerala reported 19,577 new COVID-19, 28 deaths and 3,880 recoveries today.
Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on April 20 informed that CM Uddhav Thackeray will announce the decision on lockdown in the state tomorrow after 8pm. He also said, "We have requested the CM to announce a complete lockdown in the state from tomorrow at 8 pm. This was the request of all ministers to CM, now it is his decision". Maharashtra continues to remain the worst-affected state by COVID-19 in India.
High street pharmacies are rolling out Covid vaccinations, as the virus deathtoll across the UK climbed above 100,000. Boots and Superdrug branches areamong six stores across England able to administer..
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