JAIPUR: At a time when Rajasthan and plenty of different states are battling an acute scarcity of vaccines, 320 doses of ‘Covaxin’ have gone lacking from a hospital in Jaipur. An FIR has been registered concerning the theft at Kanwatia Hospital within the Shastri Nagar space of Jaipur.
Based on the FIR and data from the native police, as many as 320 doses of Bharat Biotech’s indigenously manufactured vaccine, COVAXIN, has gone lacking from the chilly storage of the Kanwatia Authorities hospital.
The hospital had acquired these doses on April 11 however when the hospital administration appeared for the doses on April 12, they may not discover a single jab of the 320 doses that have been acquired.
The SHO of the Shastri Nagar police station, Dilip Singh stated they’ll use the CCTV footage of the cameras put in within the hospital to push their investigation ahead.
The FIR was lodged after the hospital employees didn’t find the vaccine.
After a male nurse Hiralal Verma of the hospital filed the grievance concerning the lacking vaccine on the Shastri Nagar police station, the probe has been handed over to Head constable Harnath Singh. The FIR has been filed in opposition to unidentified individuals.
The police is taking a detailed take a look at the inventory register of the Kanwatia Hospital and all employees members of the hospital are being interrogated. In the meantime, the well being division may also probe this case which has raised fears that the lacking vaccine doses might have been bought within the black market.
Simply final week, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi claiming that the inventory of COVID-19 vaccine within the state will probably be completed within the subsequent 2 days. Gehlot had additionally requested PM Modi to supply one other 30 lakh doses to the state to stop vaccine scarcity in Rajasthan.