Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Photo: The Indian Express

Covid-19: Punjab Red Flags Vaccine Shortage, Supply Only For 5 Days

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said his state has only five days of vaccines left; three if it reached its target of two lakh shots per day, and he called on the centre to rush the next batch of vaccines. Singh has written to PM Narendra Modi and the Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan for vaccine supply schedules. The central government, however, stated that there is no shortage of vaccines.

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 - 04:00 PM / by Sohini Mandal

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