As Phase 3 of the COVID-19 vaccination drive in India is set to begin for people of age 18-45 years from Saturday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that “Delhi has not received COVID-19 vaccines yet.”
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said that “We’ve not received the COVID-19 vaccines yet, we are in constant touch with the company.”
“We are hopeful that vaccines will reach by Saturday or the day after. They have assured us. 3 lakh doses of Covishield is coming to us first, Saturday or the day after,” he said on phase 3 COVID-19 vaccination.
Furthermore. he requested to not queue up at the centres on Saturday. “As soon as the vaccines come, we will make proper announcements. Only then people with appointments can start coming to the centres,” he said.
Even as he said that “We’ve requested both companies to make available to us 67 lakh doses each in next 3 months.”
Delhi government was ready to make payments for it, he said, adding that “People of Delhi will be given free vaccines.” We’re making all efforts to see that people of Delhi are vaccinated in the next 3 months, he said.
He said that “We have set a target of 3 months to vaccinate all in Delhi. We are hopeful we will achieve the target.”
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