COVID-19 precautionary dose gap reduced to 6 months for all adults

The Covid precautionary dose to the eligible beneficiaries will now be administered after completion of six months from the date of administration of second dose. National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (NTAGI) has recommended revising the duration from exiting nine months to six months.

Health and Family Welfare Ministry’s Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has written a letter to all States and Union Territories in this regard. The Health Ministry said, corresponding changes have been made in the Cowin System to facilitate the new dispensation. It asked the  States and Union Territories to extend the benefit of precaution dose to all beneficiaries, including people aged above 18 years, health care, and frontline workers during Har Ghar Dastak 2.0 Campaign.