States/UTs to get over 47 lakh Covid vaccines in 3 days: Central Govt

at 1:22 pm
Representational image

New Delhi: More than 1.50 crore COVID vaccines are still available with the states and UTs and they are expected to get over 47 lakh doses more within the next three days, the Union Health Ministry said today.

The central government has provided more than 30.54 crore (30,54,32,450) vaccine doses to States and UTs so far, through Government of India (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category, it said in a statement.

Of this, the total consumption, including wastages is 29,04,04,264 doses (as per data available at 8 AM today), it said.

More than 1.50 crore (1,50,28,186) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.

Furthermore, more than 47,00,000 vaccine doses are in the pipeline and will be received by the States/UTs within the next 3 days, it added.

The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21st June 2021.