Twenty-six vaccination centres have been shut in Mumbai, Maharashtra mentioned right this moment. State well being minister Rajesh Tope mentioned they’re ready for extra vaccine doses from the Centre.
Vaccination was halted in components of the state final night.
Among the many districts that stopped giving photographs was Satara. In keeping with Vinay Gouda, the Chief Govt Officer of the Satara Zilla Parishad, the authorities ran out of doses. Pune additionally shut over 100 vaccination centres due to vaccine scarcity, Nationalist Congress Get together MP Supriya Sule had tweeted.
Maharashtra Well being Minister Rajesh Tope had advised NDTV, “Shares of vaccine within the state stay just for three days.”
The minister mentioned he has advised the Union well being ministry that they don’t have vaccine doses and most vaccination centres and needed to shut down. “They’re sending folks again due to lack of doses,” he had knowledgeable Union well being minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, he mentioned.
Maharashtra’s declare had set it on a collision course with the Centre. Dr Harsh Vardhan had accused the state of creating false claims to divert consideration from its mismanagement of the outbreak.
“The shortcoming of Maharashtra authorities to behave responsibly is past comprehension… The lackadaisical angle of the state authorities has singularly slowed down the complete nation’s efforts to struggle the virus,” Dr Harsh Vardhan had mentioned.
At this time, Maharashtra well being minister Rajesh Tope mentioned, “This isn’t a problem that Centre and state ought to struggle on. Maharashtra has double the inhabitants of Gujarat. Gujarat has received one crore doses and we’ve got received one crore doses”.
“We do not need to blame anybody,” he added.