'Over 53.24 cr vaccine doses provided to states, UTs'

Over 53.24 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses provided to states, UTs: Centre

Of this, the total consumption including wastage is 51,56,11,035 doses

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More than 53.24 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses have been provided to states and UTs so far and a further 72,40,250 doses are in the pipeline, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday.

Of this, the total consumption including wastage is 51,56,11,035 doses.

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Over 2.25 crore balance and unutilised Covid-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states, UTs and private hospitals to be administered, the ministry said.

The new phase of universalisation of Covid-19 vaccination commenced from June 21.