MUMBAI: There will be no vaccination in the city’s public centers on Saturday for the second day in a row due to lack of dose. This is the third time in July that the BMC has to cancel the trip.
Private centers ran and administered over 40,000 doses on Friday, according to CoWin. Civil officials said vaccination will resume Monday.
In response to remarks by the newly appointed junior minister of the Union, Dr. Bharti Pravin Pawar, said the minister and state NCP chief Nawab Malik: “MoS-Gesundheit Bharati Pravin said there should be no vaccine policy. The center publishes huge statistics, but vaccines don’t reach the state. Many centers in Mumbai are closed. ”He urged the state to work out a plan.
Dr. Mangala Gomare, BMC’s executive health officer, said they hope to receive 95,000 doses on Saturday. “We don’t know when the cans will arrive, so we decided to skip the trip,” she said. So far, over 34 lakh people have received at least one dose and 12.5 lakh are fully vaccinated in Mumbai.
In Maharashtra, vaccination numbers also fell dramatically on Friday. According to CoWin, the state could administer less than 2 lakh doses.