Covid: India Reports Highest Daily Spike Of Over 1.31L Cases
Millennium Post Delhi|April 10, 2021
India logs 780 deaths, 61,899 recoveries
Dhirendra Kumar

SOME STATES REPORT VACCINE SHORTAGE

Highlights

• After Maharashtra, the states of Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Punjab have also started reporting a ‘shortage’ of vaccine

• Rahul Gandhi has urged Prime Minister for universal vaccination and ban on export

• Cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country rose to 9.78 crore on the 84th day

• Subrata Roy Sahara and Omar Abdullah test positive

NEW DELHI: As India continues to reel under a second and more vicious wave of Coronavirus by registering highest ever 1,31,968 fresh infections in the last 24 hours, some more states have red-flagged their concerns about the shortage of vaccine stating that vaccination may come to standstill if required doses of vaccine are not supplied soon.

After Maharashtra, the states of Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Punjab have also started reporting a ‘shortage’ of vaccine and have warned that they may not be in a position to ramp up inoculation as desired due to a limited supply of vaccines.

On vaccine shortage, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting another 30 lakh doses as the vaccines will run out of stock in the state in two days.

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