All residents of Jharkhand above 18 years of age will be administered the Covid-19 vaccine for free, state Chief Minister Hemant Soren has announced.”In Jharkhand, the corona vaccine will be provided free of cost to people above the age of 18 by the state government,” Soren said in a tweet on Thursday night.
The government is working day and night to help people in this drastic transition. I am confident that with the cooperation of all, we will beat corona again. Corona will lose, Jharkhand will win,” he added.
Prior to this, the governments of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Chhattisgarh and Kerala have announced free vaccinations for all above 18-years.Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Kumar also stated on Wednesday that all residents above the age of 18 will be vaccinated free of cost from 1 May.