Center to send over 9 lakh Covid-19 vaccine doses to states, UTs in next 3 days
More than 1 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses (1,04,30,063) are still available with the States and Union Territories
The central government will send more than 9 lakh (9,24,910) vaccine doses to the states and Union Territories within the next three days.
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the government of India has so far provided nearly 18 crore vaccine doses (17,93,57,860) to States/UTs Free of Cost. Of this, the total consumption including wastages is 16,89,27,797 doses (as per data available at 8 am on Monday).
More than 1 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses (1,04,30,063) are still available with the States/UTs to be administered, said the statement.
States with negative balance are showing more consumption (including wastage) than vaccine supplied as they have not reconciled the vaccine they have supplied to Armed Forces.
Meanwhile, a total of 17,01,76,603 vaccine doses have been administered through 24,70,799 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today.
These include 95,47,102 HealthCare Workers or HCWs who have taken the 1st dose and 64,71,385 HCWs who have taken the 2nddose, 1,39,72,612 FrontLine Workers or FLWs (1st dose), 77,55,283 FLWs (2nd dose), 20,31,854 beneficiaries under 18-45 age group (1st dose), 5,51,79,217 (1st dose) and 65,61,851 (2nd dose) beneficiaries aged 45 to 60 years.
There are 5,36,74,082 1st dose beneficiaries and 1,49,83,217 2nd dose beneficiaries in the age group more than 60 years old.
According to official data, 2,46,269 beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 years received their first dose of COVID vaccine today across 30 States/UTs during the last 24 hours.
More than 6.8 lakh vaccination doses were administered in the last 24 hours.
As on Day-114 of the vaccination drive (Sunday, May 9), 6,89,652 vaccine doses were given. Across 5,685 sessions, 4,05,325 beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose and 2,84,327 beneficiaries received their 2nd dose of vaccine.
India is amid the second wave of the coronavirus and 3,66,161 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours. The total Active Caseload has reached 37,45,237. It now comprises 16.53% of the country's total Positive Cases