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Over two crore COVID-19 vaccine doses available with states, says Centre


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An additional 2,94,660 vaccine doses are in the pipeline and will be received by the state within the next three days.

To date, the center has provided more than 20 chlores (20,76,10,230) vaccines to the state and Union Territory (UT) free of charge. Of these, the total consumption calculated based on the average value is up to 16th In May, including waste, 18,71,13,705 doses are given.

According to the Ministry of Health, more than 200 million rupees of COVID-19 vaccine is still available in the state and UT, and nearly 30,000 rupees of vaccine is in the pipeline and will be received within 3 days.

To date, the center has provided more than 20 chlores (20,76,10,230) vaccines to the state and UT free of charge. Of these, he added that total consumption, including waste, calculated based on the average up to May 16 was 18,71,13,705 (according to data available at 8 am on Monday).

“COVID-19 vaccine doses of over 200 million rupees (2,04,96,525) are still available in the states and UTs in which they are administered,” the ministry said.

In addition, it said that 2,94,660 vaccine doses are in the pipeline and will be received by the state within the next three days.

The Government of India has supported the state by providing vaccines free of charge, in addition to several efforts to increase vaccine production and supply, as part of national immunization efforts against viral diseases.

According to the ministry, vaccination is an integral pillar of the government’s comprehensive strategy for containment and management of pandemics, including “testing, tracking, treatment” and actions appropriate for COVID.

Liberalization of COVID-19 vaccination and implementation of accelerated Phase III strategy began at 1.st May. Under this strategy, the government raises 50% of the vaccine dose approved by the Central Pharmaceutical Research Institute (CDL) of every manufacturer each month.

The ministry added that these doses would continue to be available to the state for free.

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