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More than 1.60 crore Covid vaccine doses still available with States, UTs: Health Ministry

The Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry has said that more than one crore 60 lakh Covid vaccine doses are still available with the States and Union Territories.

The Ministry has said, the Central Government has provided over 21 crore 33 lakh Covid vaccine doses to States and Union Territories so far.

Of this, the total consumption of doses including wastages is over 19 crore 73 lakh.

The Ministry has assured that more than two lakh 67 thousand vaccine doses will be provided to States and Union Territories within the next three days.

The Union Health Ministry has said, vaccination is a crucial pillar in the fight against the corona virus and a third phase of Covid-19 vaccination has already started in the country.

It said, Central Government has also been facilitating direct procurement of vaccines by the States and Union Territories.

 

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