New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia connected Saturday (April 3) received his archetypal jab of the COVID-19 vaccine and said that lockdown is not the solution to cheque the rising fig of cases but vaccination is.
Sisodia received the archetypal dose of a COVID-19 vaccine astatine the Maulana Azad Hospital. His woman and 2 different household members were besides inoculated.
He posted pictures from the infirmary and wrote successful the caption of his Twitter post, “Thankful to our superb scientists, aesculapian teams & everyone who worked tirelessly for making vaccines for us. Center Govt should supply vaccine for each without property restrictions. Let's combat #Covid together!”
Got vaccinated with my household contiguous @HospitalLok!
Thankful to our superb scientists, aesculapian teams & everyone who worked tirelessly for making vaccines for us.
— Manish Sisodia (@msisodia) April 3, 2021
After receiving the vaccine, the Minister spoke to the media and said that each Delhi government-run hospitals person capable vaccines and radical request to sojourn the centres to get the shots. He said a lockdown is nary solution to incorporate COVID-19, lone wide vaccination tin interruption the increasing concatenation of the virus.
He added that though the Centre has allowed vaccination for those supra the property of 45 years, it needs to beryllium unfastened for all.
"We person to interruption the coronavirus chain. This is the lone mode to power the situation," Sisodia said.
When asked if the Delhi authorities volition petition the Centre to let the wide drive, the Minister said: "Across the satellite wherever Covid-19 cases person surged for a 2nd oregon 3rd time, accent was fixed to a wide vaccination thrust for all. We request to interruption the concatenation and this tin hap lone done vaccination, tracing and testing."
Delhi has witnessed a surge successful Covid-19 cases successful the past fewer weeks. On Friday, the superior metropolis reported 3,594 caller infections.