Vaccination for Journalists: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday knowledgeable that his authorities is writing to the Central authorities to contemplate journalists as frontline employees and needs to be allowed for vaccination on precedence.
“Journalists are reporting from most adverse situations. They should be treated as frontline workers and should be allowed vaccination on priority. Delhi government is writing to centre in this regard,” he mentioned.
The announcement by Kejriwal comes a day after national capital registered more than 13,500 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, the highest ever single-day spike since the onset of the pandemic early last year.
Earlier this month, Kejriwal wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to allow a mass vaccination drive in Delhi. Kejriwal in his letter has requested Modi to allow the state government to open new vaccination centres in Delhi as well as allow relaxation in the age for the inoculation and making it available to all.
With important rise in day by day variety of Coronavirus instances within the nationwide capital, AAP-led Delhi authorities has been pushing for a mass vaccination drive throughout the town to cowl all of the residents of the town.
Kejriwal has additionally claimed that if the Centre permits mass vaccination, then the Delhi authorities can vaccinate all of the residents inside three months.