New Delhi, April 30, 2021: Modi government has so far provided nearly 16.16 crore COVID vaccine doses (16,16,86,140) to States/UTs Free of Cost, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released the details yesterday.
Of this, the total consumption including wastages is15,10,77,933doses.
More than 1 crore vaccine doses (1,06,08,207) are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.
More than 20 Lakh (20,48,890) vaccine doses will be received in addition by the States/UTs within the next 3 days.
There have been some media reports recently quoting some Maharashtra State Government officials pointing out that the vaccines in the State are finished thereby adversely impacting the vaccination drive in the state.
It is clarified that the total COVID vaccine doses received by Maharashtra as on 28th April 2021 (at 8 am) are 1,63,62,470. Of this, the total consumption including wastage (0.22%) was 1,56,12,510. Balance of 7,49,960vaccine doses is still available with the state for administration to the eligible population groups.
Furthermore, 20,48,890 doses of COVID vaccine are in the pipeline for delivery in the next three days.
India, meanwhile, crossed a significant landmark in its fight against COVID19 pandemic yesterday. The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 15 Cr.
Cumulatively, 15,00,20,648 vaccine doses have been administered through 22,07,065 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am yesterday.