Ask Centre For Vaccine Doses: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy To Officials
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday instructed officials of the state health department to reach out to the centre for more COVID-19 vaccine doses after they reported that the state has stock available for only two days.
As per a statement, officials informed that only one lakh doses were available for the day and the state has enough stocks for two days, with about one crore more people aged above 45 years who still need to be vaccinated.
This comes amid the increasing number of COVID-19 cases being reported across the country over the last few weeks.
"Only one lakh doses are available for today and the state has only enough stocks for two days and there are about one crore people aged above 45 years who still need to be vaccinated," the statement said.
Responding to this, the Chief Minister, during a review meeting on COVID-19 vaccination control measures, instructed the officials to talk to the central government and ensure that the required doses are made available in the state and administer smooth conduct of vaccination drive.