COVID-19 vaccine free for everyone in Delhi, not just health workers: Kejriwal

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    COVID-19 vaccine totally free for everybody in Delhi, not simply health employees: Kejriwal

    The Delhi chief minister made the statement three days before the COVID-19 vaccination drive is going to begin in the nation on January 16.


    Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

    Kejriwal likewise urged individuals to stay alert versus ‘false information’ about the COVID-19 vaccines. (Image: ANI)

    Upgraded: Jan 14, 2021, 10: 36 AM IST

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday (January 13) said that the COVID-19 vaccines would be available free of cost for all the citizens of Delhi, even if the main government did not make it free for everybody in the nation.

    There was a confusion earlier that the free vaccination versus COVID-19 will just be offered for the frontline workers in Delhi.

    The primary minister made the announcement 3 days prior to the COVID-19 vaccination drive is going to start in the nation. The health care employees are the top priority group for vaccination, followed by frontline employees.

    ” There are a great deal of individuals who would not have the ability to manage the vaccine. I had attracted the Centre to supply totally free vaccine to all individuals of the country … If the Centre does not do it, the Delhi government will offer complimentary vaccine to all the homeowners of Delhi,” the chief minister said.

    After the first dry run for COVID-19 vaccines in Delhi on January 2, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain stated that the vaccine would be supplied free to all the citizens in the capital city. Kejriwal on January 9 advised the Centre to think about making it complimentary across India.

    Kejriwal likewise urged individuals to remain alert against ‘misinformation’ about the COVID-19 vaccines

    ” I desire to appeal to everybody to not spread out any misinformation on the vaccine. I think that the Central government together with the researchers have actually followed all procedures and safeguards prior to bringing this vaccine. There need to be no doubt regarding it,” he said.

    It is reported that about 2,64,000 dosages of the Serum Institute of India’s Covishield vaccine and 20,000 dosages of the Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin have actually reached Delhi for the COVID-19 vaccination drive.

    The primary minister made his comments throughout his visit to the home of a medical professional who died of COVID-19 while on task in Delhi. The federal government supplied a financial help of Rs 1 crore to Dr Hitesh Gupta’s family. He used to operate at the Karkardooma dispensary of the Delhi federal government.

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