Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Sunday took a jibe at Congress chief Rahul Gandhi who alleged scarcity of Covid vaccines in July.
“Over 13 crore vaccine doses have been administered within the month of July. This goes to additional velocity up this month. We are happy with our healthcare staff for this feat. Now you must also be happy with them and the nation,” Mandaviya wrote on Twitter.
“Heard that you’re a kind of 13 crore individuals vaccinated in July. But neither you mentioned a phrase about our scientists, nor appealed residents to get themselves vaccinated. This means you might be indulging in petty politics within the title of vaccines. Actually there isn’t any scarcity of vaccines, infact, however there may be positively dearth of maturity in you,” he additional mentioned.
In a tweet in Hindi, Gandhi mentioned, “July is gone, the vaccine scarcity hasn’t gone away. #WhereAreVaccines (July chala gaya hai, vaccine ki kami nahin gayi.)”
Gandhi obtained his COVID-19 vaccination on July 28. He had examined constructive for COVID-19 on April 20 due towhich his vaccination acquired delayed
Earlier, on July 2, Gandhi had tweeted alongside the identical strains whereby he wrote, “July has come, the vaccine has not arrived.”This growth comes simply days after Gandhi acquired jabbed together with his first dose.
According to the information launched by the Health Ministry Sunday morning, the cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered within the nation has crossed 47 crore with 60,15,842 doses being administered in a span of 24 hours. More than 3 crore steadiness and unutilised doses are nonetheless accessible with the states, union territories and personal hospitals, it acknowledged.
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