The DMK led government in Tamil Nadu on Saturday said that they would offer round-the-clock Covid-19 vaccination services at government colleges and hospitals from next week for the benefit of those who are unable to take the Covid-19 vaccine shots at their convenience.
Speaking after opening one such facility at the Directorate of Public health and Preventive Medicine, Medical and Family Welfare Minister Ma Subramanain said that Covid-19 vaccines would be provided round the clock at the mentioned centre and those who are wishing to receive the jabs should bring an identity proof.
Ma Subramanain told the reporters, "After testing, individuals will be vaccinated. Those who are going out of town and employees may use this service."
He said this service would be provided in all the government-run hospitals in over 37 districts from Monday onwards.
Subramanain said that as a part of serving the elderly people, the officials of the Greater Chennai Corporation will be visiting the houses of those who are aged 80 years and above to vaccinate them against the virus.
The government will e publishing advertisements for the 24-hour Covid-19 vaccination programme and also advising the public to make use of the service.