The scarcity of oxygen in Delhi is being met very rarely. Meanwhile, the shortage of vaccines is also coming to the fore. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said that only one day’s stock of Covaxin is left. CoveyShield’s stock will only last 3-4 days. Jain has appealed to the Center to provide the vaccine at the earliest.
Earlier on Sunday, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also spoke about the lack of vaccines. He had announced to extend the lockdown by May 17 and said that vaccination was also going on very fast. There is a shortage of vaccine stocks. He had said that we have sought cooperation from the Center and it is hoped that there will be cooperation.
Delhi needs 30 million vaccines: CM
Earlier, Kejriwal had said that if we have to vaccinate the entire Delhi in 3 months, then Delhi will need three crore vaccines. That is, we will need about 3 lakh doses daily. He said that there is a shortage of vaccine in Delhi at present. At present, a dose of vaccine is being given to one lakh people every day in Delhi. We have received 4 million vaccines so far.
India becomes fastest country to make 17 crore doses
The total vaccination figure in the country has crossed 17 crores. So far 17 crore 01 lakh 76 thousand 603 doses of vaccine have been given. India is the first country in the world to touch this figure. It took 114 days for India to inject 170 million doses. At the same time, it took 115 days for America and 119 days for China to reach here.