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SLOW DOWN OF VACCINE

                                     SLOW DOWN OF VACCINE IN THE STATE

BY : NEHA SHAHAB

TILL THE LAST MONTH NATIONAL CAPITAL IS ONE OF THE FASTEST TO VACCINATE PEOPLE , BUT IN THE MONTH OF JULY THE PROCESS HAS SEEN A DISTRICT SLOW DOWN.

THE STATE GOVERNMENT IS BLAMING THE POOR SUPPLY OF VACCINES BY THE CENTRE . TILL NOW DELHI HAS RECEIVED TOTAL OF 23,19,310 DOSES OF COVAXIN AND 64,66,380 DOSES OF COVISHEILD SO FAR.

A SPOKESPERSON OF AAM ADMI PARTY SAID THAT DELHI HAS THE CAPACITY TO ADMINISTER MORE THAN 2 LAKH VACCINES DAILY . BUT THE REASON BEHIND THIS WAS THAT HOW WILL PEOPLE BE VACCINATED UNTIL DELHI GETS AN ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF VACCINES.

IN THE CONVERSATION SHE SAID THAT IF CENTRE FULLFILL OUR NEEDS OF VACCINES DELHI CAN VACCINATE IN 2 MONTHS. AS OF TODAY 1 CRORE 75 LAKH VACCINES WILL BE REQUIRED TO FIVE DOUBLE DOSES TO THE WHOLE DELHI.

IN JUNE THE DELHI GOVERNMENT HAS STARTED THE ' JAHAN BOOTH WAHAN ' VACCINATION CAMPAIGN TO MAKE PEOPLE AWARE OF VACCINATION. THE CAMPAIGN MAY BE SUCCESSFUL WHEN DELHI HAS ENOUGH DOSES OF VACCINES 

BUT TILL NOW DELHI HAS GOT 45% VACCINATED AS WHERE AS UP AND MP ARE AT 25%.

THE DELHI URBAN SHELTER IMPROVEMENT BOARD. DELHI GOVERNMENT HAS LAUNCHED A VACCINATION DRIVE FROM HOMELESS PEOPLE IN THE CITY.



ON FRIDAY , A TEMPORARY VACCINATION CENTRE WAS SET UP NIGAM BODH GHAT IN NORTH DELHI. WHERE IS HOMELESS PEOPLE WERE GIVEN A DOSE OF COVISHEILD. THE AREA HAS A CLUSTER OF HOMELESS SHELTERS IN CLOSE PROXIMITY.

THE OFFICIALS ALSO SAID THAT THE GOVERNMENT WILL ON SATURDAY START ANOTHER CENTRE FOR THE CITY HOMELESS AT DANDI PARK OPPOSITE THE HANUMAN MANDIR IN KASHMERE GATE.