New Delhi, July 20 2021 || News Desk

Synopsis: More than 42.15 Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs. More than 2.11 Crore balance and unutilized doses still available with States/UTs and private hospitals to be administered. 

The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country. The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21st June 2021. The vaccination drive has been ramped up through availability of more vaccines, advance visibility of vaccine availability to States and UTs for enabling better planning by them, and streamlining the vaccine supply chain.

As part of the nationwide vaccination drive, Government of India has been supporting the States and UTs by providing them COVID Vaccines free of cost. In the new phase of the universalization of the COVID19 vaccination drive, the Union Government will procure and supply (free of cost) 75% of the vaccines being produced by the vaccine manufacturers in the country to States and UTs.

 VACCINE DOSES (As on 20 July 2021)
 SUPPLIED 42,15,43,730
 IN PIPELINE 71,40,000
 CONSUMPTION 40,03,50,489
 BALANCE AVAILABLE  2,11,93,241

More than 42.15 crore (42,15,43,730) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far, through all sources and a further 71,40,000 doses are in the pipeline.

Of this, the total consumption including wastages is 40,03,50,489 doses (as per data available at 8 AM today).

More than 2.11 Cr (2,11,93,241) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs and private hospitals to be administered.

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