Bhubaneswar: With COVID-19 instances rising in Odisha, state Faculty and Mass Training Minister Samir Ranjan Sprint on Tuesday mentioned that vaccination of scholars within the 12-17 age group will likely be accelerated.

The Well being Division had written to the Faculty and Mass Training Division on this regard not too long ago. “Our division will cooperate with the Well being Division in accelerating the vaccination drive amongst college and faculty college students,” Sprint mentioned.

In its letter, the Well being Division had urged the Faculty and Mass Training Division to direct DEOs to establish college students in faculties and faculties who’re but to obtain their first dose and people due for second dose.

Odisha on Tuesday registered a pointy spike in day by day COVID caseload as 113 individuals had been discovered contaminated within the final 24 hours, the best in nearly two months.

The state had reported 69 instances the day before today.

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