1 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses still available with states, says union govt

While the government of India has so far provided more than 16.16 crore vaccine doses to States/UTs free of cost, 20 Lakh doses, in addition, will be received by them in the next 3 days

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New Delhi: As per the government of India, it has so far provided nearly 16.16 crore vaccine doses (16,16,86,140) to States/UTs free of cost, and out of this, the total consumption including wastages is 15,10,77,933 doses.
Refuting the allegations that there are no vaccines left, the government has pointed out that 1 crore COVID vaccine doses (1,06,08,207) are still available with States/UTs. Additionally, more than 20 Lakh (20,48,890) vaccine doses are on their way and will be received by them within the next 3 days.
Regarding the media reports quoting some Maharashtra State Government officials that vaccines in the State have finished, the union government has clarified that the total COVID vaccine doses received by Maharashtra as of 28th April 2021 are 1,63,62,470. Of this, the total consumption including wastage (0.22%) was 1,56,12,510.
A balance of 7,49,960 vaccine doses is still available with the state for administration to the eligible population groups. Furthermore, 20,48,890 doses of the COVID vaccine are in the pipeline for delivery in the next three days.