States, UTs have 1,65,00,572 COVID-19 vaccine doses: Centre

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New Delhi Published: Jun 05, 2021, 03:09 PM(IST)

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So far, over 240 million doses have been provided to the states and UTs, it said in a statement. The total consumption, including wastage, stands at 22,65,08,508 doses, according to data available at 8 am on Saturday, the ministry said

1,65,00,572 COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with states and union territories, the Union health ministry said on Saturday.

So far, over 240 million doses have been provided to the states and UTs, it said in a statement. The total consumption, including wastage, stands at 22,65,08,508 doses, according to data available at 8 am on Saturday, the ministry said.

"1,65,00,572 COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states/UTs to be administered," it said. So far, 24,30,09,080 vaccine doses have been provided free of cost to the states and UTs by the government of India and through the direct state procurement category, it said.

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