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Govt to give 11L vax doses to states/UTs in next 3 days
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Govt to give 11L vax doses to states/UTs in next 3 days
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New Delhi, May 27 (TIWN) After India crossed the 20-crore vaccination mark in 130 days, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said that more than 22 crore vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs and about 1.84 crore doses were still available with the States/UTs to be administered.

The Government of India has so far provided, both through the free of cost category and through direct state procurement category, 22,16,11,940 doses to States/UTs.  Of this, the total consumption, including wastages is 20,17,59,768 doses (as per data available at 8 a.m. Thursday).  Covid Vaccine doses to the tune of 1,84,90,522 were still available with the States/UTs to be administered, the government cleared in its data amid various attacks on social media on its vaccine policy. 

A total of 11,42,630 vaccine doses were in the pipeline and would be received by the States/UTs within the next three days.  As part of the nationwide vaccination drive, the central government has been supporting the States and UTs by providing them COVID Vaccines free of cost. In addition, it has also been facilitating direct procurement of vaccines by the States/UTs.

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