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33 ambulances made available to facilitate Covid patients

Health Department has made available 33 additional ambulances to facilitate Covid patients, out of which 13 are 108 ambulance service  and 20 are 102 ambulance service. Mission Director, National Health Mission Dr. Nipun Jindal while informing this here today, said that about 123 Covid dedicated ambulances were facilitating Covid patients in the state.

He said that about 47 ambulances of 108 ambulance service were already providing the service, out of which 13 more ambulances have been added. Now as many as 60 ambulances of 108 ambulance service were providing its service.

Dr. Jindal said that besides this, 63 ambulances of 102 ambulance service were dedicated for Covid patients.  He said that 22 ambulances of 102 ambulance service were already operating, whereas 20 more ambulances have been added. He said that 21 ambulances are deputed for sample collection.

Mission Director said that the registration for 18 to 44 years age group have been started from 28th April on COWIN portal and Aarogya Setu App. He said that the vaccination for this age group would start free of cost on availability of vaccine.