The Centre has thus far supplied over 20 crore (20,76,10,230) vaccine doses to the states and Union territories at no cost. Of this, the entire consumption, calculated on the idea of common figures, as much as Might 16, together with wastage, is eighteen,71,13,705 doses (in accordance with information out there at 8 am on Monday), it added.
“Greater than two crore Covid-19 vaccine doses (2,04,96,525) are nonetheless out there with the states and UTs to be administered,” the ministry stated.
Moreover, 2,94,660 vaccine doses are within the pipeline and might be obtained by the states inside the subsequent three days, it stated.
As a part of the nationwide vaccination drive towards the viral illness, the Authorities of India has been supporting the states by offering them vaccine doses at no cost, along with a number of efforts to ramp up the manufacturing and provide of the vaccines.
Vaccination is an integral pillar of the excellent technique of the federal government for the containment and administration of the pandemic, together with “Take a look at, Monitor, Deal with” and Covid-appropriate behaviour, the ministry stated.
The implementation of the Liberalised and Accelerated Section 3 Technique of Covid-19 Vaccination has began from Might 1. Beneath the Technique, each month, 50 % of the vaccine doses cleared by the Central Medicine Laboratory (CDL) of any producer could be procured by the federal government.
It will proceed to make these doses out there to the states at no cost, the ministry added.