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Posted: Jan 14 (07:40)
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Coronavirus vaccine will be administered in fewer sites than originally decided, at least for the opening day, officials have told NDTV. The reason, they said, could be technical. In Punjab, the number of these sites has been reduced from 110 to 59 for the opening day. Assam has been asked to reduce the number of sites from 74 to 59, sources said. Delhi's vaccination sites have been cut down from 89 to 75.
"The Centre asked us to reduce the vaccine centres. Now we have reduced it from 511 to 350. The Centre said, 'Don't be in haste'," Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope said. In Mumbai, the number of sites have been reduced from 72 to 50. The numbers have been slashed