Solely 3 Days Of Vaccines Left For 18+ In Delhi, Centre Has Refused Extra Shares: Delhi

Only 3 Days' Vaccines Left For 18+, Centre Has Refused More Stocks: Delhi

Delhi recorded 4,524 new COVID-19 circumstances at present. (File)

New Delhi:

Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has stated there’s solely three days’ value of vaccine left for the 18-44-year-olds in Delhi and the central authorities has refused to provide any extra vaccines this month.

Quoting a letter obtained from the Centre, Mr Sisodia stated Delhi goes to get 3,83,000 doses for 45+ age group in Could, however there can be no extra vaccines for folks aged 18 to 44 years.

“We presently have vaccine shares that may final for 4 days for folks above the age of 45, whereas for these aged 18-44, solely 3 days of vaccine is left,” Mr Sisodia stated.

The Delhi authorities, he stated, has written to the Centre asking for extra vaccines.

It has additionally demanded that the information on vaccine allocation by the 2 corporations — Serum Institute the makers of Covishield and Bharat Biotech, the Covaxin producer — be made public.

“That is in order that we are able to know the way a lot vaccine has been given for folks between 18 and 44 years and the way a lot vaccine has been given for these above 45 years. It is usually obligatory for Delhi to know the way many individuals are going to the federal government and what number of to non-public hospitals for vaccination,” he added.

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