Over 41.99 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have up to now been offered to states and Union territories, and greater than 2.56 crore jabs can be found with them and personal hospitals, the well being ministry stated on Sunday.
In an announcement, the ministry stated 15,75,140 extra doses are within the strategy of being equipped.
It stated 41.99 crore (41,99,68,590) vaccine doses have been offered to states and Union Territories (UTs) up to now by means of all sources.
Of this, the full consumption, together with wastage, is 39,42,97,344 doses, based on knowledge accessible at eight am Sunday, the ministry stated.
It stated 2,56,71,246 Covid vaccine doses — steadiness and unutilised — are nonetheless accessible with states/UTs, and personal hospitals.
The brand new part of universalisation of COVID-19 vaccination programme commenced from June 21.
Below the programme, the central authorities made inoculation freed from value for all adults. Vaccines had been earlier free for individuals above 45 years of age.
Below the nationwide vaccination drive, the Authorities of India has been supporting states/UTs by offering them the vaccines, the ministry stated.
Within the new part of the drive, the Union authorities will procure and provide freed from value 75 per cent of the vaccines being produced by vaccine producers within the nation to states /UTs, it stated.