Srinagar June 2: Chief Secretary, Arun Kumar Mehta on Wednesday directed universal COVID-19 vaccination of people aged 45 and above in the union territory by June 30.
The CS passed the directions at a meeting with officials including from the J&K Health and Medical Education Department, an official handout said this evening.
As per the handout, the CS complimented the efforts by HME department, divisional and district administrations in mitigating COVID-19 pandemic in their respective jurisdictions.
"Chief Secretary reviewed COVID19 containment measures. Directs universal vaccination of 45 and above age category by 30th June. The CS complimented the efforts of @HealthMedicalE1, divisional and district administrations in mitigating COVID-19 pandemic, " reads the government handout.