In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Maharashtra chief minister mentioned the transfer ‘will defend younger individuals from coronavirus once they commute to earn a livelihood’
Mumbai: Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to permit individuals above 25 years of age to receive COVID-19 photographs, which he mentioned will defend the younger individuals from the speedy unfold of coronavirus at a time when they’re stepping outdoors their properties to earn a livelihood.
In a letter to Modi, Thackeray additionally demanded that Maharashtra be offered 1.5 crore extra doses of COVID-19 vaccines, which can allow the state authorities to finish inside three weeks the vaccination of the beneficiaries above 45 years of age in six districts, together with Mumbai, reporting numerous instances.
CM Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray has written to the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi to additional decrease the age group eligible for vaccination to 25 years outdated to curb the depth of the rising instances within the state. pic.twitter.com/tNa2q8oM5P
— Office of Uddhav Thackeray (@OfficeofUT) April 5, 2021
Thackeray additionally apprised the prime minister of the steps being taken by his authorities to interrupt the transmission chain of the viral an infection, mentioned an announcement issued by the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO).
Thackeray wrote that the younger technology can also be getting contaminated by the virus, and to stop the unfold, individuals above 25 years be made eligible for vaccination.
The chief minister pressured that the youthful individuals should journey in public to earn their livelihood. The CMO mentioned PM Modi had accepted Thackeray’s earlier suggestion to permit individuals above 45 years of age to get vaccinated.
The chief minister informed Modi that his authorities was transparently dealing with the pandemic and expanded the vaccination drive, it mentioned.
On 3 April, 4.62 lakh individuals have been vaccinated in Maharashtra, the place 76.86 lakh individuals have obtained the jabs to date.
“The Centre should provide 1.5 crore additional doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Maharashtra. We will take three weeks to manage the vaccine to age group above 45 years in six districts of Mumbai, Pune, Thane, Nashik, Aurangabad, Nagpur the place the spike of instances is the best,” the letter said.