The government said that vaccination for those above 45 years who seek the first dose of the Covaxin vaccine is not currently available. For those due for the second dose of Covaxin vaccine, an SMS will be sent to beneficiaries and beneficiaries should visit the designated COVID vaccination centre mentioned in the SMS.

On the 18-44 age group, the government said that vaccination is currently not available. However, for identified state COVID-19 front line workers or vulnerable groups and priority groups, the concerned will be informed of the date and time of vaccination by the designated nodal officers, the statement said.

Karnataka’s lockdown restrictions were extended to June 7 on Friday. The state initially imposed a 14-day lockdown on April 27 before extending it twice.