Congress chief Rahul Gandhi in the present day requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi a flurry of questions in connection to the anticipated vaccine for the COVID-19, elevating points like funding, timing, and precedence of candidates.
The former Congress President’s queries on Twitter got here within the backdrop of a spike in contemporary COVID-19 circumstances from a number of states like Delhi and Gujarat prior to now few days and likewise the anticipated arrival of a vaccine out there as introduced by Oxford University in addition to drug-makers like Pfizer and Moderna.
The PM should inform the nation:
1. Of all of the Covid vaccine candidates, which is able to GOI select & why?
2. Who will get the vaccine first & what would be the distribution technique?
3. Will PMCares fund be used to make sure free vaccination?
4. By when will all Indians be vaccinated?
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) November 23, 2020
His queries got here a day after he criticised the central authorities’s mishandling of the lockdown introduced within the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping India since January.
Modi Govt’s unplanned lockdown pushed hundreds of thousands into poverty, jeopardised the well being of residents and compromised the way forward for college students because of digital divide.
This is the bitter fact which GOI tries to cowl up by its blatant lies. pic.twitter.com/lHm2s74riv
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) November 22, 2020
India’s coronavirus tally crossed the 91 lakh mark by Sunday, with 44,059 contemporary COVID-19 infections being reported, authorities information exhibits. Up to 511 folks died of the illness, taking the general demise depend to 1,33,738.
The Supreme Court on Monday requested the Centre and all states to file inside two days standing reviews detailing steps taken to cope with the present COVID-19 scenario, noting that the pandemic has “worsened” and, in locations Gujarat, the scenario had “gone out of control”.