Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Plans to Vaccinate All Adults in Three Months

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Plans to Vaccinate All Adults in Three Months


n Thursday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that a plan has been drawn up to administer the coronavirus vaccine to all adults here within the next three months. Kejriwal said that a large-scale vaccination center will be set up and eligible people should come forward to get the vaccine installed.

He tweeted, "Had a meeting with officials regarding vaccination campaigns in Delhi." Prepared a plan for vaccination of all people above 18 years of age in the next three months. We will set up a large-scale vaccination center. All eligible people should come forward for vaccination.” Earlier in the day, Health Minister Satyendra Jain said that people in the age group of 18-44 in Delhi do not have vaccines for vaccination.

The Health Minister said that orders have been given to the manufacturers to purchase the vaccines. He, however, said that preparations for vaccination of this category of people have been completed. The vaccine will be available in the capital in early May.

Delhi's Lieutenant Governor (LG) Anil Baijal has sought a report from Chief Secretary Vijay Dev on Thursday on the preparedness of the city against Covid-19 for vaccination of people above 18 years of age. This is his first significant step after the Delhi National Capital Territory (Amendment) Act, 2021 came into effect. According to this Act, "Government" in Delhi means the Lieutenant Governor. According to a notification issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, the provisions of the Act are effective from 27 April.

More than 24 thousand cases of infection in Delhi with 24,235 new cases of Coronavirus infection reported in the national capital on Thursday, the number of infected people in Delhi rose to 11,22,286. The rate of infection in the city was recorded at 32.82. According to the Bulletin of the Health Department, 395 Covid-19 patients died on Thursday in Delhi, which is the number one day since the onset of the epidemic last year. So far, 15,772 people in the city have lost their lives due to this deadly virus.

More than 300 deaths due to infection on the eighth consecutive day in Delhi, more than 300 patients died due to infection. According to the bulletin, more than 10.08 lakh patients have been cured in the national capital so far, while currently 97,977 patients are undergoing treatment. The Union Health Ministry said that more than 20 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine were given till 8 pm on Thursday in the country, with which more than 15.21 crore vaccine doses have been given all over the country till now. According to the ministry, more than 2.28 crore people have registered for the third phase vaccination on the Co-Win portal till 9:30 pm on Thursday