More than 131 Crore COVID-19 vaccine doses were provided to States/UTs

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Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs

More than 131 Crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs

More than 21.64 Crore balance and unutilized vaccine doses still available with States/UTs

By PIB Delhi

The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country. The nationwide COVID 19 vaccination started on 16th January 2021. 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 vaccinemanufacturers in the country to States and UTs.

 VACCINE DOSES (As on 22ndNovember 2021)
 SUPPLIED 1,31,05,07,060
 BALANCE AVAILABLE  21,64,01,986

More than 131 crore (1,31,05,07,060) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far through Govt of India (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category.

More than 21.64 Cr (21,64,01,986) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.

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