The Centre has so far provided nearly 16 crore 33 lakh vaccine doses to States and Union Territories free of cost. Of them, the total consumption including wastages stood at 15 crore 33 lakh doses. The Union Health Ministry in a statement said that more than one crore COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States to be administered.
The Ministry said, nearly 20 lakh vaccine doses will be received in addition by the States and Union Territories within the next three days. The Government of India has been leading the fight against the COVID19 pandemic and several proactive steps have been taken for containment and management of the COVID19 pandemic.