Students who are going to abroad are now getting vaccination on priority. First state was Kerala who was started this service now other states are also started priority vaccination for students.
A total of 987 students set to travel overseas for higher studies received their first dose of Covishield at three civic hospitals, on Monday 01st Jun 2021. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had announced free walk-in vaccination for students with confirmed admissions to foreign universities at Cooper, Rajawadi and Kasturba hospitals.
Meanwhile, many students accompanied by their parents, who had decided to avail of the drive on Monday had complained earlier in the morning that the hospitals had stopped inoculating students, citing inadequate stock. The parents claimed that at each of the centres, they were told that only 50 beneficiaries would be vaccinated.