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More than 50 lakh people will get Corona vaccine in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal

The ruling Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi has stepped up preparations since early next year, with the possibility of vaccination of Corona virus infection in India. An important meeting was convened on Thursday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, in which preparations were discussed regarding the vaccination of corona virus. 

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After this, in a digital press conference held in the afternoon, Arvind Kejriwal informed that more than 50 lakh people will be vaccinated in Delhi by Corona vaccine, out of which three lakh people will be frontline workers. These include doctors, nurses and other health workers. 

Arvind Kejriwal said that now waiting for the vaccine to come, complete preparations have been done from our side. 

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He said that vaccines would be made available in the first phase to health care and front line workers. After this, priority will be given to those above 50 years of age. Overall more than 50 lakh people will be vaccinated.

In the digital press conference, Arvind Kejriwal has informed that there is complete preparation for the Corona vaccine in Delhi. He informed that soon Delhi will have the provision of storing 1.15 crore corona vaccine doses. Staff have also been selected for vaccination, who are being trained. If there is any problem after vaccination, then it is also being arranged.

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Arvind Kejriwal said that about 51 lakh people in Delhi will be vaccinated with the Corona vaccine. These include healthcare workers, people from frontline workers who are to be vaccinated in the first phase.

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Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain also attended the meeting held on Thursday along with health officials. Earlier, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said in a press conference on Wednesday that the government in Delhi has made all the arrangements to keep and distribute the vaccine. He said that the introduction of the vaccine does not mean that the risk of the virus is completely gone.

Significantly, the infection rate on Tuesday has been the lowest in eight months. Also, less than one thousand new cases have been reported for four consecutive days. Delhi government is doing 80 thousand tests every day. 

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