Delhi govt announces free COVID-19 vaccination drive for journalists


The announcement come after the Goa government announcement to vaccinate the Journalists.


The Delhi Government on Friday announced that it will organise a COVID-19 vaccination drive for all the media houses-electronic, digital and print, in the national capital.


It added that the vaccination drive will be conducted at the offices of media houses and the Delhi government will bear its cost.


The Supreme Court order has come as a relief for Delhi as for over several weeks hospitals in the national capital have been facing a shortage of critical supply.


Delhi for the first time had received 730 MT of oxygen on Wednesday and the Chief Minister requested the Centre to continue supplying 700 metric tonnes of oxygen daily.



The meeting called by Arvind Kejriwal was held at the chief minister’s residence. Attendees include Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, Health Minister Satyendar Jain, health secretary and all the district magistrates.


After the meeting, the Government announced its decision to organize a mass Covid vaccination drive for all the Media houses (Electronic Media/Digital Media/Print Media). This vaccination drive will be organised at their offices and the government has committed to bear the cost for the same.



Delhi recorded 19,832 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.