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BMC suspends vaccination drive in Mumbai for 3 days

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Rashi Bisaria | April 30, 2021

BMC suspends COVID-19 vaccination drive in Mumbai for three days as stocks run out

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has suspended the vaccination drive for three days from Friday-Sunday since the existing stocks of Covid-19 vaccines have run out.The anti-COVID vaccination programme for the 18-44 age bracket is also likely to be deferred as well. All those above 45 years of age are being vaccinated at present, according to a BMC statement.

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