New Delhi: The Union government on Wednesday said that over 80.13 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been provided to states and union territories. Out of this supply, over 4.52 crore remaining and unutilized doses are still available with them, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday.
As per the details shared by the ministry, the Center has provided exactly 80,13,26,335 vaccine doses (free channel) to the states and union territories through the direct state procurement category and 48 lakh doses are in the pipeline. “4,52,07,660 remaining and unutilized vaccine doses are still available with the states and union territories,” it said.
It also said, “In the new phase of universalisation of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign, the central government will procure and supply 75 per cent of the vaccines being produced by the vaccine manufacturers in the country, free of cost, to the states and states. Union Territories.” To accelerate the pace of vaccination in the country, the new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination began on June 21, 2021. Meanwhile, 82.65 crore COVID vaccines have been administered so far under a nationwide immunization drive across the country. dose has been given.