PUNJAB CM URGES CENTRE TO INCREASE SUPPLY OF VACCINES

Punjab on Friday ran out of Covishield, on a day the state government lifted the weekend and night curfews and allowed reopening of colleges, cinema halls, restaurants, bars and gyms of those who have recieved one dose of Covid-19 vaccine.

As Punjab ran out of Covishield vaccine and left with only one day’s stock of Covaxin. CM Amarinder Singh today urges the centre to increase the supply of vaccines.

“With state running out of Covishield & left with only one day’s stock of Covaxin, CM Amarinder Singh again stressed the need for increase in vaccine supplies from centre”, as CM office tweeted.

Punjab was able to utilise more than six lakh doses in a single day when adequate supply was received.

Cheif secretary Vini Mahajan told the administration was following up with the centre for more doses.

Though no fresh cases of Delta Plus variant have been identified in the state, the CM directed that the WGS Lab at GMCH Patiala must become functional this month.


Input: NDTV

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