Chandigarh, May 13
Health Minister Anil Vij said that global tendering would be done for the purchase of Covid vaccine for the people of the state. Vij said that there is a need to review oxygen allocation. He has raised this matter in front of the Centre in a meeting of Health Ministers from across the country in a video conference. He said that 700 MT oxygen is being given to 85,000 active patients in Delhi and 258 MT oxygen is being given to more than one lakh active patients in Haryana.
The Health Minister said that with this decision of the government, the vaccine would be made available for the citizens of Haryana over the age of 18 years soon. This is a major step taken by the Haryana Government for the vaccine.
He informed that free vaccine would be given to all citizens above 18 years of age in the state.