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Haryana To Float Global Tenders To Ensure Free COVID-19 Vaccination

Mumbai: Due to the massive shortage of vaccine doses, India has forced several states and Union Territories to float global tenders for the jabs.

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However, After Mumbai, Delhi and Karnataka, now Haryana has followed suit and announced that they will procure the vaccines from abroad to meet the demand.

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State Home Ministers Anil Vij said that “We will float global tenders to purchase Corona Vaccine for the people of Haryana so that free vaccinations could be provided to 18+ citizens of the state at the earliest.”

Earlier, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) yesterday has issued a global tender to procure 1 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses to vaccinate citizens in Mumbai as the Centre is unable to supply the doses.

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Meanwhile, Haryana on Wednesday has reported 165 deaths due to the Covid19 infection, taking the state’s fatality toll to 6,075; 12,490 more cases pushed the overall caseload to 6,52,742.

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