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Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs

India - Press Information Bureau

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

More than 64.51 Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs

More than 5.21 Crore balance and unutilized vaccine doses still available with States/UTs

Posted On: 01 SEP 2021 9:52AM by PIB Delhi

The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country. The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21st June 2021. The vaccination drive has been ramped up through availability of more vaccines, advance visibility of vaccine availability to States and UTs for enabling better planning by them, and streamlining the vaccine supply chain.

As part of the nationwide vaccination drive, Government of India has been supporting the States and UTs by providing them COVID Vaccines free of cost. In the new phase of the universalization of the COVID19 vaccination drive, the Union Government will procure and supply (free of cost) 75% of the vaccines being produced by the vaccinemanufacturers in the country to States and UTs.

 

 VACCINE DOSES  (As on 1 Sept 2021)
 SUPPLIED  64,51,07,160
 BALANCE AVAILABLE  5,21,37,660

 

More than 64.51crore(64,51,07,160)vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so farthrough Govt of India (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category.

More than5.21Cr (5,21,37,660)balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.

 

 

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HFW/COVID Vaccine doses to States/1st September/2

 



(Release ID: 1750967)



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