Mumbai: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has said he appealed to the Centre that COVID-19 vaccination should be provided free of cost to all, adding the Delhi government would do it for the people of Delhi if the Centre doesn’t.
“I request everyone not to spread misinformation about Kovid’s vaccine. I have appealed to the central government to provide Kovid vaccination free of cost to all. If Centre does not do it and a need arises, the vaccine will be provided for free to people of Delhi,” Kejriwal said.
He said, “We had started a scheme to encourage the Corona warriors and under this, I have come to provide help of ₹1 cr to the family. His wife is educated and we will recruit her in Delhi government,” he said.
On Tuesday, a day of vaccine delivery, a total of 5.65 million vaccine doses were sourced from Pune in various cities of the country including Delhi.
In his virtual conversation with the Chief Ministers on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said that a total of 30 million frontline activists would be vaccinated first, with a total of 300 million citizens vaccinated in the next few months.