New Delhi, May 4
The Centre on Tuesday introduced that it might present greater than 48 lakh Covid vaccine doses to the states and union territories inside the next three days.
Contrary to the hue and cry relating to scarcity of vaccine throughout the nation, the Central authorities mentioned, “More than 75 lakh Covid vaccine doses (75,24,903) are still available with the states and UTs to be administered.”
The steadiness of availability of doses with states embody Chhattisgarh (2,93,383), Delhi (3,34,003), Rajasthan (3,46,237), Karnataka (4,48,039), Telangana (4,57,133), Jharkhand (5,32, 072), Haryana (6,22,864), Madhya Pradesh (7,09,026), Bihar (7,57,174), and Uttar Pradesh (12,78,594).
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and likewise the Central authorities have thus far supplied practically 16.69 crore vaccine doses (16,69,97,410) to states and UTs “free of cost”. Of this, the overall consumption together with wastage is 15,94,75,507 doses, as per knowledge accessible at 8 am on Tuesday.
(*3*) the ministry mentioned.
The announcement comes when the cumulative variety of Covid vaccine doses administered in the nation crossed 15.89 crore on Tuesday with greater than 4 lakh folks aged between 18 and 44 being vaccinated in the Phase-3 drive.
A complete of 4,06,339 beneficiaries in the 18 to 44 age group acquired their first dose of Covid vaccine throughout 12 states and union territories. IANS