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Over 3.20 crore un-utilised vaccine doses still available with states says Centre

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New Delhi, July 22: The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country. The new phase of universalisation of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21st June 2021.

Over 3.20 crore un-utilised vaccine doses still available with states says Centre

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, the Ministry of Health said.

More than 13.44 crore vaccine doses administered in the age group 18-44v

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 vaccine manufacturers in the country to States and UTs.

More than 43.79 crore (43,79,78,900) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far, through all sources and a further 7,00,000 doses are in the pipeline.

Of this, the total consumption including wastages is 40,59,77,410 doses (as per data available at 8 AM today).

More than 3.20 Cr (3,20,01,490) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs and private hospitals to be administered, the ministry also said.

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