Vaccination was reportedly halted in some parts of Maharashtra yesterday evening as doses were unavailable.
Satara was among the districts that stopped giving shots. According to Satara Zilla Parishad Chief Executive Officer Vinay Gowda, the officers ran out of food.
So far, around 2.6 lakh people over the age of 45 have received at least one dose in Satara.
Panvel also stopped the inoculation, citing the unavailability of Kovid-19 vaccines.
According to the news agency ANI, a Panavi Municipal Corporation notice stated, “Vaccination operations have been temporarily halted at all government and private vaccination centers in Panvel due to non-availability of COVID19 vaccines.”
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP Supriya Sule tweeted last night that more than 100 vaccination centers in Pune were closed due to lack of immunization.
Ms Sule tweeted, “Pune district today vaccinated 55,539 persons in 391 vaccination centers. Several thousand people went back without vaccination,” the vaccine stock ran out.
“109 centers remained closed today because they had no stock of vaccines. We could lose momentum due to lack of stock, we must give every consenting person to save lives, break the chain of infection and regain our economy.” Are determined to get vaccinated. ” Your feet as soon as possible, ”she wrote.
“Honorable Dr. Harsh Vardhan ji is requested to kindly help us with COVID 19 vaccines.”
The request of Hon. @Shraddhavardhan
Please help us with the COVID 19 vaccine. 3/3
– Supriya Sule (@supriya_usel) 7 April, 2021
Maharashtra has been reporting the highest number of daily cases in the country. On Wednesday, it recorded 59,907 new COVID-19 cases and 322 deaths in 24 hours.
Earlier on Wednesday, Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope had marked the steeply declining stocks, saying that the states would run out of vaccines within three days.
Mr. Tope said, “The vaccine stocks in the state have been left for only three days. We have requested the Center to send more vaccines. This happens in most cases in the state every day. Only for three days. Stock lasts. ” Told NDTV on Wednesday.
He said that he had told Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan how serious the situation was.
“There are 14 lakh doses available today (Wednesday), which means that there is only three days of stock. So every week we need 40 lakh doses, if we take 5 lakh vaccinations every day,” he said.
The minister said he told Harsh Vardhan: “Most of our immunization centers do not have our supplements … sending people back … I am asking you to supply the vaccine for us.”
In a separate letter, Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi pointed out that Drs. There is only 48 hours supply left in Vardhan Maharashtra.
But the Union Health Minister vehemently denied the lack of any vaccine and said that “controversial efforts were made by some state governments to divert attention from their failures and spread panic”. He said that Maharashtra’s “lackadaisical attitude” thwarted the nation’s efforts to fight the virus.
He said the center had “no choice” but the priority was “as long as the supply of vaccines is limited”.