Delhi Govt All Set to Receive, Store and Give Covid-19 Vaccine to Priority Category: Arvind KejriwalDecember 24, 2020
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tears copies of latest farm legal guidelines as he speaks at Delhi Legislative Assembly, on December 17, 2020. (PTI Photo)
Arvind Kejriwal mentioned that every individual might be given two doses, and a complete of 1.02 crore doses might be required within the first section of vaccination in Delhi.
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The Delhi authorities is totally ready to obtain, retailer and give COVID-19 vaccine to precedence class individuals within the metropolis within the first section of vaccination, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal mentioned on Thursday. He mentioned his authorities is all set to begin the vaccination drive as quickly because it will get the vaccine from the Centre, and registration is underway for folks in three precedence classes who will obtain it first.
”There are a complete of 51 lakh precedence class individuals in Delhi — three lakh well being employees, six lakh frontline employees, and 42 lakh of these aged above 50 and these under 50 however having co-morbidities,” the chief minister mentioned at a digital press briefing. Each individual might be given two doses, and a complete of 1.02 crore doses might be required within the first section of vaccination in Delhi, he mentioned.
Currently, there may be storage capability for 74 lakh doses, and it will likely be scaled up to 1.15 crore inside per week, Kejriwal mentioned. Each individual in precedence classes is being registered to obtain the vaccine. They might be knowledgeable via SMS and different means at any time when their flip for vaccination arrives, the chief minister mentioned.
The crucial workers, officers and well being employees have additionally been recognized and educated for the vaccination drive. The websites the place vaccination might be carried out can be being readied, he mentioned. The COVID-19 state of affairs in Delhi has improved considerably previously few days, however all eyes are set on when the vaccine might be out there and folks will do away with the virus, Kejriwal added.