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Global tendering to be done for purchase of Corona vaccine: Vij

Chandigarh: Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij said that global tendering will be done for the purchase of Corona vaccine for the people of the state.

The Health Minister said that with this decision of the government, the vaccine will be made available for the citizens of Haryana over the age of 18 years soon. This is a major step taken by the Haryana government for the vaccine.

He informed that free vaccine will be given to all citizens above 18 years of age in the state. “Vaccination is very important to ensure robust protection against Corona and therefore the government will bring in the vaccine for citizens as soon as possible from wherever the vaccine is available across the globe,” he said.

Mr Vij said that there is a need to review oxygen allocation. He raised this matter in front of the Centre in a meeting of Health Ministers from across the country in a video conference. He elaborated that 700 MT oxygen is being given to 85000 active patients in Delhi and 258 MT oxygen is being given to more than 1 lakh active patients in Haryana.

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