The Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry has said that more than one crore 89 lakh Covid vaccine doses are still available with the States and Union Territories to be administered to the beneficiaries. The Ministry has said, the Central Government has provided over 30 crore 33 lakh Covid vaccine doses to States and Union Territories so far.
The Ministry has assured that over 21 lakh 5000 vaccine doses will be provided to States and Union Territories within the next three days. Vaccination is a crucial pillar in the fight against the coronavirus. The Liberalized and Accelerated Phase-3 Strategy of Covid-19 Vaccination has already been started in the country.
The Central Government has been supporting the States and Union Territories by providing Covid vaccines free of cost. The Union Government is also facilitating direct procurement of vaccines by the States and UTs.