The vaccination drive in Mumbai will remain suspended for two days due to vaccine shortage. The drive will resume on August 14.
The vaccination drive in Mumbai has been halted due to a shortage of Covid-19 vaccines (Photo: File/Representative)
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) announced that the Covid-19 vaccination drive in civic and state-run centres in Mumbai will remain suspended on August 12 and 13 due to a shortage of vaccine doses.
The civic body in a statement said the drive will resume on August 14, as a fresh stock of vaccines is expected to arrive on August 12 and will be distributed to all civic and government-run centres the next day.
The BMC has postponed the drive for the second time this month due to a lack of vaccination doses. The drive had already been halted by the civic body on August 5.
The civic body appealed to citizens to cooperate with the administration.
“Citizens of Mumbai are constantly informed about vaccination, and depending on the stock of vaccines received, an appropriate decision is taken,” the BMC stated in the release.
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