Two days ago, PM Modi held a review meeting on the situation in Coronavirus. It is expected that PM Modi will also discuss vaccination in a meeting with the Chief Ministers of the state.
New Delhi/Kolkata| West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has once again opted out of a meeting with PM Narendra Modi. The Chief Secretary of the state will participate in this meeting to be held at 6.30 pm today on the coronavirus epidemic. Earlier, in the meeting held on 17 March, Mamata Banerjee had recused herself. The rivalry between the two leaders is increasing due to the West Bengal election campaign, the effect of which is now visible in government programs.
Discussion on vaccination is also possible
Two days ago, PM Modi held a review meeting on the situation in Coronavirus. After this, the authorities were instructed to take strict steps to prevent infection of the coronavirus. It is expected that PM Modi will also discuss vaccination in a meeting with the Chief Ministers of the state.
Dispute in centre and states over vaccine
Maharashtra has complained of a lack of vaccine. At the same time, its capacity has also been questioned. Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said that the Maharashtra government is blaming us for hiding its failures. “The situation in Maharashtra has deteriorated due to the mistakes of the state government,” Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said in the letter. The Union Health Ministry has written to the Government of Punjab, Maharashtra and Delhi to increase the vaccination pace.
These 4 demands will be put in the meeting by Maharashtra CM to PM Modi
1. More than 6 lakh vaccine doses should be given every day
2. Control of the price of remdesivir
3. Increase the supply of oxygen from neighbouring states
4. Provide technical support for a defective ventilator
Record cases surfaced in the country in 24 hours
A record 1.26 Lakh cases of Coronavirus infections were found in the country on Wednesday. The number of corona infections has now exceeded 1.29 crores. Maximum coronavirus cases are coming from Maharashtra, Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Karnataka, Gujarat, Delhi and MP. In Maharashtra, the Centre has sent 30 special teams. On the other hand, Sunday lockdown has been announced in every district in Madhya Pradesh. On Wednesday, 5 patients died due to a lack of oxygen.