June 24, 2024

Over 258.7 million Covid-19 vaccine doses provided to Indian states so far


NEW DELHI: More than 25.87 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been provided to states and union territories so far through the government of India (Centre or Narendra Modi government)  and direct state procurement category, the Union health ministry said on Saturday.

Of 25,87,41,810, the total consumption, including wastage, is 24,76,58,855 doses (according to data available at 8 am on Saturday), the ministry said in a statement.

“More than 1.12 crore (1,12,41,187) Covid vaccine doses are still available with states/UTs to be administered,” it added.

Furthermore, the ministry said more than 10,81,300 vaccine doses are in the pipeline and will be received by states and union territories within the next three days.

Source: Press Trust of India

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