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Covid-19—9,000 vaccinated in Jammu today, none in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, MAY 16: Amid a continuous surge in Covid-19 cases and mortality in Jammu and Kashmir, the Kashmir division is facing an acute shortage of vaccines as not a single person was vaccinated in the Valley today (Sunday) while almost 9000 people received jabs in Jammu division.

As per the data available with the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) no person was vaccinated in any district of Kashmir division on Sunday and on the contrary 8,750 persons were vaccinated in the Jammu division.

Data adds that to date 2,814,272 doses of vaccine have been administered in J&K UT which includes 1,335,954 in the Kashmir division and 1,478,318 in the Jammu division.

People across Kashmir have been complaining about the acute shortage of both Covishield and Covaxin for the last several days. Pertinently, in the last four days, only 818 doses have been administered in Kashmir while during this period, around 40,000 doses have been administered in the Jammu division.

Notably, there are over 51 thousand active cases in the UT presently. J&K administration has repeatedly claimed that there is no shortage of COVID-19 vaccines in the Union Territory—(KNO)


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