COVID-19: Hemkund Sahib Yatra Postponed; UP Orders 1 Cr Doses
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The states of Rajasthan and Maharashtra will give COVID-19 vaccines for free for the third phase beginning on 1 May, the states announced on Sunday, 25 April.
Meanwhile, due to rising COVID-19 cases, Gurdwara Sri Hem Kund Sahib Management Trust postponed Hem Kund Sahib Yatra which was to start from 10 May.
UP CM Yogi Adityanath earlier said that the state has placed orders for 1 crore vaccines for the drive slated to begin from 1 May.
Earlier, Delhi Chief Minister extended the lockdown in the national capital till 3 May.
- India on Sunday recorded close to 3.5 lakh new COVID-19 cases
- Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced a lockdown in the national capital till 5 am on 3 May
- Maharashtra state minister Nawab Malik said that the state government will provide vaccines for free to the citizens
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