The whole variety of anti-coronavirus vaccine doses administered in Delhi to this point crossed the ten million-mark on Saturday and of the eligible inhabitants within the metropolis 50 per cent have obtained at the very least one jab, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal stated.

He hoped that extra jabs will probably be quickly accessible for the town.

The nationwide capital has a inhabitants of about two crore and amongst them, about 1.5 crore are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination, the chief minister stated.

“Out of the 1.5 crore eligible population, 74 lakh have received vaccine doses. So, about 50 per cent have received at least one dose. Of the 74 lakh, 26 lakh have been administered both the jabs,” the chief minister stated in an internet briefing.

“The number of Covid vaccine doses administered in Delhi since the start of the inoculation drive, crossed the one-crore mark today.”

Congratulating the medical workers for administering over 10 million doses within the nationwide capital, Kejriwal stated there was an acute scarcity of vaccines for which inoculation couldn’t be scaled up.

“We have the capacity to vaccinate three lakh people daily. But due to shortage, only 50,000-80,000 people are getting the Covid jabs every day,” he stated.

The chief minister stated the Delhi authorities is in common contact with the Centre and hoped the town, together with the remainder of the nation, will quickly have ample vaccine doses.

There are two challenges earlier than the federal government: to vaccinate those that haven’t but taken even the primary dose and to manage the second dose to those that have gotten the primary jab, Kejriwal stated.


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