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Pune: NCP’s Supriya Sule Claims Thousands Couldn’t Get Vaccinated Due to a Shortage


Pune: NCP’s Supriya Sule Claims Thousands Couldn’t Get Vaccinated Due to a Shortage
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Nationalist Congress Party leader and Lok Sabha MP Supriya Sule has said that around 109 vaccination centres were closed in Pune due to a scarcity of coronavirus vaccines. 

Sule said that 55,539 people received their vaccine jabs across 391 vaccination centres in the Pune district. However, she went on to say that thousands had to return because of inadequate stocks of the vaccine. 

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“109 centres remained shut today because they had no stock of vaccines. Our momentum may be lost due to lack of stock, we remain determined to vaccinate every consenting person to save lives, to break the chain of infection and to get our economy back on its feet at the earliest,” Sule tweeted. 

“Requesting Hon. Dr Harsh Vardhan ji to kindly help us with the COVID 19 vaccines,” her tweet went on to say. 

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This comes as Maharashtra continues to grapple with the rising cases and is the top contributor to the nation’s overall caseload. The state witnessed 59,907 new cases and 322 deaths over a 24-hour period on Wednesday, April 7. 

Pune district has reported 10,907 new cases, 7,832 recoveries and 62 deaths on Wednesday as per the District Health Department. The overall COVID-19 death toll in Pune now stands at 10,402 as per the latest figures.

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