COVID 19 crisis: PM Modi assures free vaccines to states for everyone above 18 yrs from June 21 by Centre

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COVID 19 crisis: PM Modi assures free vaccines to states for everyone above 18 yrs from June 21 by centre
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India has witnessed a tough time ever since the COVID 19 pandemic has hit the nation last year. Not just the normal life took a toll, the deadly virus has also claimed lakhs of lives as well so far. In fact, things even got worse as the nation was taken over by the second wave of COVID 19 pandemic. After witnessing yet another crisis situation across the nation over a couple of months with a massive spike in the new reported cases, the COVID 19 cases are finally witnessing a downward trend. Amid this, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has addressed the nation today in relation with the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic.

During his speech, PM Modi spoke about the ongoing vaccination drive and stated that everyone above 18 years across the country will be getting free COVID 19 vaccine by the centre government. He also mentioned that while 25% of all vaccines will continue to be given to private hospitals. Following this, PM Modi also emphasised that private hospitals can charge a maximum of Rs 150 for vaccination above the price. “25% of vaccination work with states will now be handled by the Centre, it will be implemented in the coming two weeks. Both State and Centre to work as per new guidelines in the coming two weeks. From June 21 June, free vaccine for people above 18 years,” PM Modi was quoted saying.

Meanwhile, PM Modi has also urged people to take up the necessary precautions against the deadly virus and also follow the COVID 19 protocols. He also emphasised COVID 19 protocols are one of the biggest weapons against the deadly virus.

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Comments
REPLY 0 1 month ago
Anonymous : why is he declaring the vaccine to be 'free' when everyone else ion the world is receiving it for free?
REPLY 2 1 month ago
Anonymous : They arent free everywhere!
REPLY 0 1 month ago
Anonymous : They are free in UK, my entire family has received it
REPLY 0 1 month ago
Anonymous : He's such a liar!!! Sikhs, USA and other countries provided free vaccines and other equipments so he can't legally charge. His so called center charged for vaccines before.
REPLY 2 1 month ago
Anonymous : so has UK and other European countries
REPLY 0 1 month ago