April 23, 2021

Covid-19: Mamata Banerjee slams BJP govt over vaccine worth disparity

Hitting out on the BJP-led Centre over the disparity within the worth of vaccines being provided to the Union authorities, states and personal hospitals, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday stated charges needs to be the identical for each purchaser.

Mocking the BJP over its slogan of ‘One nation, one social gathering, one chief’, she pressured that each Indian wants vaccine freed from value, no matter their age and site.

“One nation, one social gathering, one chief shouts BJP on a regular basis however to save lots of lives they can not have one worth for vaccine. Each Indian wants free vaccine, no matter age, caste, creed, location. GoI should repair ONE worth for Covid vaccine no matter who pays Centre or the States,” the TMC supremo tweeted.

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  • West Bengal
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Assam
  • Kerala
  • Puducherry

  • The Serum Institute of India on Wednesday introduced that costs for its vaccine ‘Covishield‘ have been mounted at Rs 400 per dose for state governments and Rs 600 per dose for personal hospitals.

    The Pune-based firm sells Covishield to the Centre at Rs 150 a dose.

    West Bengal on Wednesday registered its highest single-day spike of 10,784 new Covid-19 instances, which took the tally within the state to six,88,956. The demise toll rose to 10,710 after 58 recent fatalities had been reported.