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College students in Mumbai to be vaccinated under the 'Mission Yuva Swasth' from October 25

In a step to boost the vaccination drive in Mumbai, the city's health department will launch 'Mission Yuva Swasth' from Oct 25 to November 2 across all colleges and universities. College students will be vaccinated as part of this mission. While schools and colleges have resumed offline classes, it is highly important to ensure that all individuals are vaccinated. This drive will ensure that the students get vaccinated without going through any hassles.

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Vaccination drive resumes in Mumbai for 18-plus citizens from today!

Owing to an acute shortage of vaccines, inoculation centres across Mumbai were shut for a period of 3 days, from 9 July to 11 July. While there is no provision for booking slots on the weekend, these centres remained shut on Friday as well and with the supplies sufficiently replenished now, they have resumed functioning from today. Citizens can visit their nearest centres between 9 AM to 5 PM with prior appointments or get registered on-spot to receive their immunisation dose.

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Vaccination drive for pregnant women to set pace in Mumbai, Monday onwards

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, in line with the Centre's directives, has decided to extend the benefits of the city's COVID vaccination drive to pregnant women now. From Monday onwards, public centres in the MMR will administer the vaccine jab to this segment of the population. As per reports, there are approximately one lakh ladies in this category.

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BMC receives bids to import 1 crore Sputnik V vaccines to augment inoculation in Mumbai

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has received Sputnik V bids to import 10 million doses of the Russian-origin COVID shot at the cost of ₹700 crores. Along with the expectation of more such global tenders, Mumbai's municipality aims to roll out an aggressive inoculation campaign, for the benefit of all residents. As per reports, the BMC will attempt to vaccinate every citizen in the world's second-most populous city within a period of 60 days (2 months).

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Citizens aged 60-plus in Mumbai can walk in from May 17-19 to get their second dose of COVID jab

In a bid to complete the vaccination course of those beneficiaries who have already got the first COVID jab in Mumbai, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has decided to permit walk-ins from May 17 to May 19. During this course, all 195 vaccination centres across the MMR will administer the second dose of Covishield to all age groups and COVAXIN to those over 60 years without mandatory prior online registration. The civic body has informed that no individual can get the first dose of vaccine in these 3 days.

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