109 COVID-19 vaccination centres shut in Pune attributable to vaccine scarcity, claims NCP MP Supriya Sule | India Information
New Delhi: Lok Sabha MP and Nationalist Congress Occasion (NCP) chief Supriya Sule alleged on Wednesday (April 7) that round 109 COVID-19 vaccination centres remained closed in Pune attributable to a scarcity of the vaccines.
Sule additional claimed that a number of individuals returned again house with out getting vaccinated due to an absence of coronavirus vaccines. “Pune District vaccinated 55,539 individuals immediately in 391 vaccination facilities immediately. A number of thousand individuals went again with out being vaccinated as a result of the vaccines inventory was exhausted,” the NCP chief stated in a tweet.
“109 facilities remained shut immediately as a result of they’d no inventory of vaccines. Our momentum could also be misplaced attributable to lack of inventory, we stay decided to vaccinate each consenting individual to avoid wasting lives, to interrupt the chain of an infection and to get our financial system again on its ft on the earliest,” she added.
Pune District vaccinated 55,539 individuals immediately in 391 vaccination facilities immediately. A number of thousand individuals went again with out being vaccinated as a result of the vaccines inventory was exhausted…1/3
— Supriya Sule (@supriya_sule) April 7, 2021
Sule additionally urged Union well being minister Harsh Vardhan to assist with the COVID-19 vaccines. “Requesting Hon. Dr Harsh Vardhan ji to kindly assist us with the COVID 19 vaccines,” she wrote on Twitter.
As per Well being Ministry information launched on Wednesday, Pune reported 10,907 new Covid-19 instances, whereas 62 sufferers died and seven,832 recovered within the final 24 hours.
In the meantime, on Wednesday, Harsh Vardhan refuted the Maharashtra authorities’s declare of scarcity of vaccines and known as it “totally baseless”. “The lack of the Maharashtra authorities to behave responsibly is past comprehension. To unfold panic among the many individuals is to compound the folly additional. Vaccine provides are being monitored on a real-time foundation, and state governments are being apprised frequently about it. Allegations of vaccine scarcity are totally baseless,” he was quoted as saying by PTI.
His response got here after Maharashtra Well being Minister Rajesh Tope claimed that many inoculation centres are being shut within the state attributable to a scarcity of coronavirus vaccines and that the state now has 14 lakh doses which might solely final for 3 days.
Maharashtra continues to log the best variety of day by day instances within the nation. The state reported 59,907 new COVID-19 instances and 322 deaths within the final 24 hours.
(With inputs from companies)