Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik wrote a letter to the PM on the shortage of vaccines in the state. In the letter, the Chief Minister has asked for another 2.5 million vaccinations in Odisha. It is expected to vaccinate about 300,000 people in the state daily.
According to reports, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide more vaccines to Odisha. In Odisha, 4 lakh doses of corona vaccine have so far been given to health workers, frontline workers and people over the age of 45 years. The Odisha government is ready to vaccinate 300,000 doses every day. But the state needs 2.5 million doses of vaccine every day.
If 300,000 doses are given every day, it will take 180 days to vaccinate people over the age of 45 in the current situation. “Therefore, the central government will provide the vaccine as required,” the chief minister said in the letter. In addition to the government supply system, the corona vaccine will be sold in the open market, the chief minister said. This allows people who want to buy vaccines directly from the market.
This will allow the government to focus on the needy. The vaccine, which has been approved in other countries globally, could also be approved in India, the chief minister said in a letter. The chief minister also called on the state government to set up various vaccine production centers along with the central government. In the letter, the chief minister said that in the country’s economically dependent metropolitan areas on a priority basis and to age.
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