Shocking statement of Health Minister amidst Corona crisis in Maharashtra, told- now only such a dose left
National Desk: Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Wednesday that the state is left with 14 lakh doses of Kovid-19 vaccine which will last only two or three days and many vaccination centers have to be closed due to lack of vaccines. Have been. Tope told reporters that people coming to such vaccination centers are being sent back because the vaccine doses have not been supplied. He said, now only 14 lakh doses are available in the state, which will be
able to be vaccinated in three days. We need 40 million doses every week. With this, we will be able to give six lakh doses every day in a week. Not enough vaccines have been found.
Tope said that in the past the state government was vaccinating four lakh people a day. He said, we had accepted the challenge of the Center to vaccinate six lakh people daily. Now five lakh people are getting vaccinated in a day. The minister asked the Center to prioritize Maharashtra in the supply of vaccines as the death toll in the state has crossed 50,000. "Most of the people getting infected are aged between 25 and 40 years," he said. Tope said that the spread of infection needs to be stopped immediately by increasing the immunity level of people and preparing antibodies. He has also asked the National Center for Disease Control to let the states know whether the infection pattern is increasing due to the changed nature of the virus. He said, "If it is so, then tell us what steps can be taken."
Earlier, Maharashtra Principal Secretary (Health) Pradeep Vyas had told that in many districts in the state today or tomorrow "vaccines will end" and the Center has been made aware of this. Tope said that 1200 metric tonnes of oxygen is being produced in the state every day and 700 metric tonnes is being consumed daily, of which 80 per cent is being used for medicine. The minister requested the Center to help supply oxygen to neighboring states in Maharashtra. Tope has asked all private doctors not to write Remedesivir injections improperly in a prescription to increase the bill of Kovid-19 patients and to follow the instructions of the central government regarding the drug. Since the introduction of vaccination in Maharashtra, about 82 lakh people have been given vaccine doses so far.