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More than 21.10 million balance and unutilized doses still available with States, UTs and private hospitals

New Delhi: Government of India is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country. The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21 June 2021. The vaccination drive has been ramped up by ensuring continuous and unhindered availability of more vaccines to States and UTs and streamlining the vaccine supply chain.

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As part of the nationwide vaccination drive, Government of India has been supporting the States and UTs by providing them COVID Vaccines free of cost.

In the new phase of the universalization of the COVID19 vaccination drive, the Union Government will procure and supply (free of cost) 75% of the vaccines being produced by the vaccine manufacturers in the country to States and UTs.

More than 421.50 million (42,15,43,730) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far, through all sources and a further 71,40,000 doses are in the pipeline.

Of this, the total consumption including wastages is 40,03,50,489 doses (as per data available at 8 AM on Tuesday 20 July 2021).

More than 21.10 million (2,11,93,241) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs and private hospitals to be administered.

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