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It's a mess!People jostled and shoved in India as they fought to get the vaccine

There was chaos outside a Coronavirus vaccination site in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh on May 7 local time, with people jostling for the vaccine, pushing and shoving each other outside the site, according to ANI, the Indian news agency.Police officers were then deployed to control the situation, the report said.

Reports say the incident took place at a vaccination site in Turnarasalapet, Andhra Pradesh state.Video shows people wearing face masks pushing and shoving outside the vaccination site.Uniformed officers were on hand to keep order and prevent the influx, but to no avail.Someone pushed the staff straight away and tried to get into the vaccination room.The scene was chaotic.In an effort to control the situation, police officers were deployed and people were queued up to be vaccinated, according to the report.

The epidemic situation in India is grave.India has recorded 414,188 new cases of coronavirus in a single day, with more than 21.4 million cases confirmed, according to data released by the Ministry of Health on Monday.There were 3,915 new deaths in a single day, bringing the total number of deaths to more than 234,000.