New Delhi (LokSatya). States and Union Territories still have more than 2.58 crore doses of corona vaccine.
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare gave this information on Friday. The ministry said that states will receive at least 19,95,770 doses of the vaccine in the next three days.
The Ministry said that 27,90,66,230 vaccines have been provided to the States and Union Territories so far, out of which 25,32,65,825 vaccines have been used including wastage as of this morning.
The ministry said, ‘The central government is supporting the states and union territories by providing them free of cost Kovid vaccines as part of the nationwide vaccination campaign. Apart from this, the Central Government is also facilitating direct purchase of vaccines by the States/UTs. Detection, track and treatment as well as vaccination are an integral pillar of the central government’s comprehensive strategy for epidemic prevention and management.
Meanwhile, 62,480 new cases of corona virus (Kovid-19) have been registered in various parts of the country during the last 24 hours taking the total number of infected to 2,97,62,793.
So far, 26,89,60,399 doses have been administered in the country during the vaccination that started from January 16 this year. During the last 24 hours, 32,59,003 people have been vaccinated.