COVID-19: Over 3.06 cr vaccines doses still available with states, UTs

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Union Health Ministry said that 29,10,54,050 vaccine doses person been provided to states and national territories (UTs) truthful acold done the authorities of India's escaped of outgo transmission and the nonstop authorities procurement category

More than 3.06 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses are inactive disposable with states and national territories and implicit 24.53 lakh doses volition beryllium received by them successful the adjacent 3 days, the Union wellness ministry said connected Sunday.

It said that 29,10,54,050 vaccine doses person been provided to states and national territories (UTs) truthful acold done the authorities of India's escaped of outgo transmission and the nonstop authorities procurement category.

Of this, the full consumption, including wastage, is 26,04,19,412 doses, according to information disposable astatine 8 americium connected Sunday, the ministry said.

It said that "3,06,34,638 COVID-19 vaccine doses are inactive disposable with the states and UTs to beryllium administered."

"Furthermore, much than 24,53,080 vaccine doses are successful the pipeline and volition beryllium received by them wrong the adjacent 3 days," the ministry said.

It said that arsenic portion of the nationwide vaccination drive, the authorities of India has been supporting states and UTs by providing them Covid vaccines escaped of cost.

In addition, the Centre has besides been facilitating nonstop procurement of vaccines by states and UTs.

Vaccination is an integral pillar of the broad strategy of the authorities for containment and absorption of the pandemic, on with 'test, track, treat' and Covid due behaviour, the ministry said.

Implementation of the liberalized and accelerated Phase-3 strategy of Covid vaccination started from May 1.

Under the strategy, successful each period 50 per cent of the full Central Drugs Laboratory (CDL) cleared vaccine doses of immoderate shaper would beryllium procured by the Centre.

It would proceed to marque these doses disposable to authorities governments wholly escaped of outgo arsenic was being done earlier, the ministry said.

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