Covid Vaccination: If you are looking for a slot for the first dose of Kovidshield vaccine in Delhi, then it will not be available till the end of this month. All the remaining doses of Kovidshield vaccine at government centers in Delhi have been reserved as slots for the second dose till July 31. This means that if someone has to get the first dose of Kovidshield vaccine in government centers in Delhi, then he will have to wait till next month. According to the order of the Family Welfare Directorate, this decision has been taken due to the shortage of vaccines.
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Decision taken due to limited supply
Dosing of vaccine started from 1 May 2021 to people of 18-44 years across the country. Now the interval of 84 days is about to be completed for Covishield, so in the coming week, he is going to need another dose. In view of the limited supply of vaccine, all slots for online booking and walk-in vaccination have been reserved for the second dose. This order is only for the Kovishield vaccine and will be effective till 31 July 2021.
limited supply of vaccine
According to the Vaccine Bulletin released on Wednesday, the Delhi government has 1,08,300 doses of Kovishield left. On the other hand, talking about the second vaccine, due to limited supply, its stock has always been limited as the first dose and only 20 percent of its stock is being used as the first dose. So far 72,36,957 first doses and 22,95,732 second doses have been administered in Delhi. According to the bulletin released on Wednesday, 2,20,684 second doses have been taken so far in the category of people of 18-44 years.
(Source: Indian Express)