Center’s new SOP, people going abroad can take second dose of Covishield only after 28 days

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In the new guideline issued by the Central Government, it has been said that in case of foreign travel, the second dose of Kovishield can be taken anytime after 28 days. Now there is a rule to take the second dose of Kovishield after 84 days.

New Delhi. Giving great relief to the students and professionals going abroad, the central government has changed the rules of Corona Vaccination. The Central Government has issued a detailed guideline for this on Monday. In the guidelines issued by the Center, it has been said that if a person is going to travel abroad, then in this case the second dose of the Covishield Vaccine can be given anytime after 28 days. At present, there is a rule to take the second dose of Kovishield after 84 days.

In the new SOP of the Center, it has been said that only those who have taken the Kovidshield vaccine for foreign travel will be given a vaccination certificate. It is mandatory to mention the passport number on the vaccination certificate. This facility is for those people above 18 years who want to travel abroad till 31 August. In the new SOP issued by the Central Government, it has been said that soon this special arrangement will be available on the CoWIN platform regarding those traveling abroad.

For whom this new system:

– Students who are going to study abroad. – For people going to work abroad.

– For athletes, sports persons, accompanying staff going to attend the Tokyo Olympic Games.

According to the new system, it is mandatory to have a gap of at least 84 days (12- 16 weeks) between the two doses of Kovishield.

According to the current system, there is a gap of at least 84 days (12- 16 weeks) between the two doses of Kovishield, but students going abroad, employed and athletes will be exempted from this. They will get relief from this long gap. The authority will see whether 28 days have passed since the first dose.




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