PM Narendra Modi said that almost 90% among the adult population of India and around 1.5 crore kids have taken the first dose.
PM Narendra Modi said 11 crore vaccines given
While inaugurating the second campus of Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute in Kolkata, Modi said that the Central Government has given 11 crore free COVID-19 vaccine doses to West Bengal.
PM Narendra Modi said, “West Bengal has received 11 crore free doses by the Central Govt. Over 1,500 ventilators and 9,000 oxygen cylinders have also been provided.”
Further he added, “49 PSA Oxygen Plants are also functional. All of these would help the people of WB in the fight against COVID.”
CM Mamata Banerjee, Union Ministers Dr Mansukh Mandaviya, Dr Subhas Sarkar, Shantanu Thakur, John Barla and Nisith Pramanik were also present at the inauguration ceremony.
PM Narendra Modi said in 5 days 1.5 crore kids got first jab
Modi also mentioned that in just 5 days almost 1.5 crore kids between the age of 15-18 have been given the first dose of vaccination.
PM Modi said, “Out of the entire eligible population, over 90% of India’s population has at least got one dose. In just 5 days, over 1.5 crore kids aged between 15-18 have been given a dose.”
PM Modi further said, “The new campus will go a long way in providing affordable and state-of-the-art care to the people of West Bengal, especially to the poor and middle class families. In the journey of the pledge to make the best medical care available to each and every citizen of the country, we have taken another strong step.”