Mamata acknowledged the lack of oxygen in the West Bengal
The second wave of corona infections has already hit the state. Concerned Chief Minister held a press conference from Balurghat in North Bengal on Wednesday. He said, "I am not in favor of house arrest like lockdown in the state right now, not lockdown." So I'm not thinking about walking down the lockdown. According to him, people suffer when there is a lockdown. The chief minister added, "Be careful not to panic. You can stay in a safe house. You can also stay in seclusion in your own home. The number of safe houses has been increased. However, the Chief Minister emphasized on trying to prevent corona infection by creating micro containment zones in the area instead of lockdown.
On the same day, the Chief Minister announced that vaccination for those above 18 years of age will start from May 5 in West Bengal. He said about 10 million people have already been vaccinated in the state. Another 10 million doses have been applied. He said a fund of Rs 100 crore would be created for vaccines in the state. Vaccination of Bengalis above 18 years of age will start from May 5 in Bengal. For this, satellite counseling will be conducted at SSKM Hospital, Kolkata. 16 doctors will do it together. However, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee also admitted that there is a shortage of oxygen in the state. He said the state has an oxygen shortage, trying to cope. Steps have also been taken to prevent the rise in oxygen prices.