New Delhi, July 22: The Union Authorities is dedicated to accelerating the tempo and increasing the scope of COVID-19 vaccination all through the nation. The brand new part of universalisation of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from twenty first June 2021.
The vaccination drive has been ramped up by availability of extra vaccines, advance visibility of vaccine availability to States and UTs for enabling higher planning by them, and streamlining the vaccine provide chain, the Ministry of Well being stated.
Greater than 13.44 crore vaccine doses administered within the age group 18-44v
As a part of the nationwide vaccination drive, Authorities of India has been supporting the States and UTs by offering them COVID Vaccines freed from value. Within the new part of the universalization of the COVID19 vaccination drive, the Union Authorities will procure and provide (freed from value) 75% of the vaccines being produced by the vaccine producers within the nation to States and UTs.
Greater than 43.79 crore (43,79,78,900) vaccine doses have been offered to States/UTs to this point, by all sources and an extra 7,00,000 doses are within the pipeline.
Of this, the whole consumption together with wastages is 40,59,77,410 doses (as per knowledge obtainable at 8 AM right now).
Greater than 3.20 Cr (3,20,01,490) stability and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are nonetheless obtainable with the States/UTs and personal hospitals to be administered, the ministry additionally stated.
Story first revealed: Thursday, July 22, 2021, 11:11 [IST]