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51 lakh Delhi citizens to be vaccinated in the first phase says Delhi CM

  • Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced that the state government will be vaccinating 51 lakh priority category citizens in the first phase.

  • Kejriwal said Delhi has about 3 lakh healthcare workers, 6 lakh frontline workers, and about 42 lakh people who are aged above 50 years or have co-morbidities.

  • The Delhi government has been planning the storage of the vaccines at Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital.

  • Three vaccine candidates — Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin,Serum Institute-Oxford’s Covishield and the Pfizer’s m-RNA vaccine — are in the fray for emergency use authorisation. Delhi will approximately need 1.2 crore does to vaccinate the people in the first phase.


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