Centre to provide States, UTs with over 48 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses in next 3 days
New Delhi: Extending support to the states and union territories in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Health on Tuesday (May 4) said an additional 48 lakh vaccine doses will be sent to various places in three days.
More than 75 lakh vaccine doses (75,24,903) are still available with the States/UTs, which are to be administered, it cleared.
In an official release, the health ministry said the Centre has so far provided nearly 16.69 crore Covid vaccine doses (16,69,97,410) to States/UTs free of charge. Of this, the total consumption including wastages is 15,94,75,507 doses, as per data available at 8 am Tuesday.