The recommendation for Covishield is yet to be implemented in the national COVID-19 vaccination programme.
More than 2.15 crore precaution doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to healthcare and frontline workers, and those aged above 60 years.
The state government said that all the children in the age group of 12 to 14 will be covered under the vaccination drive.
The COVID-19 vaccine to be administered to the 12-14 years age group would be Corbevax manufactured by Biological E. Limited, Hyderabad.
A total of 50,000 children in this age category are eligible to take the vaccine in the coastal state, he said.
Doses of oral polio, BCG, Hepatitis B, rota virus, PCV, IPV, penra, measles, rubella and DPT vaccines are being given to children, he said.
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