New Delhi: With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) cornering the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) authorities over its strategy in direction of dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic amid vaccine scarcity in Delhi, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday lashed out on the Centre and requested what the Government of India’s position is that if all state governments ought to go to worldwide markets to purchase vaccines.
“The BJP says that Delhi Government should have floated an international tender to buy vaccines from the international market. Does this mean that all state governments should go to international markets to buy vaccines? Then, what is the role of Government of India?” Sisodia stated whereas addressing a press convention earlier within the day.
Earlier within the day, BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi lambasted the Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP authorities of Delhi over scarcity of vaccines amid the surge in Covid-19 circumstances in capital metropolis.
“In advertisements, it is being said that Arvind Kejriwal will provide universal vaccination in Delhi. But neither any global tender has been floated nor any other arrangement has been made for vaccines. If they have done it, they should show tender copy,” she stated.
Escalating her assault on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal-led authorities, the BJP chief stated “not a single ICU bed has been added in Delhi during the last one year”.
“Delhi has the ventilators sent by Prime Minister National Relief Fund only. They (AAP) spent only 1-1.5 crores on oxygen and probably those oxygen cylinders are being recovered from their MLAs,” she stated.
This got here because the Chief Minister expressing concern over the dearth of sufficient COVID-19 vaccine inventory wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi stating that as a way to enhance the manufacturing of COVID-19 vaccine within the nation, the vaccine system must also be shared with different vaccine producers in order that it may be produced on a a lot bigger scale.
Delhi has recorded 12,481 contemporary Covid-19 circumstances, 13,583 recoveries and 347 within the final 24 hours. There are 83,809 Covid-19 energetic circumstances within the nationwide capital whereas 12,44,880 folks have thus far recuperated from the virus.