Centre approves supply of 4.35 lakh Remdesivir vials to Maharashtra
The Centre has approved the supply of 4,35,000 vials of Remdesivir to Maharashtra till April 30, Union Minister Sadananda Gowda tweeted. The office of the Chief Minister of Maharashtra in a tweet said, "CM Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray has thanked the Hon'ble PM Narendra Modi for accepting his request." Notably, Maharashtra reported 67,160 new COVID-19 cases and 676 deaths on Saturday.
The Andhra Pradesh government on Saturday placed an order for the purchase of 4.08 crore doses each of Covaxin and Covishield for vaccinating 2.04 crore people. Andhra Pradesh Health Minister Alla Kali Krishna Srinivas said that the state government is expected to spend ₹1,600 crore on free vaccination.