Delhi govt will provide free Covid vaccine if Centre doesn't: Arvind Kejriwal


Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal today said he has appealed to the Central govt that Covid-19 vaccination should be provided free of cost to all, adding the Delhi govt would do it if Centre does not.


Kejriwal visited the family of Dr Hitesh Gupta who lost his life in the line of Covid-19 duty.

"We had started a scheme to encourage corona warriors and under it, I have come to provide help of ₹1 cr to the family. His wife is educated and we will recruit her in Delhi government," he said.


India's tally of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) rose to 10,495,147 on Wednesday after the Union health ministry reported that the country had logged a total of 15,968 new infections in the preceding 24 hours. 17,817 new recoveries took the total number of recovered cases to 10,129,111, the ministry's dashboard showed.