Over 70.63 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses provided to States, UTs so far: Centre

A Medic inoculate a dose of Covishield Vaccine to a beneficiary at a Delhi Govt School in Nand Nagri on September 08, 2021. (Source: The Hindu)

More than 70.63 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been provided to States and UTs so far, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday.

Further, more than 96 lakh doses are in the pipeline.

The Ministry said more than 5.58 crore balance and unutilised COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the States and UTs to be administered.

The vaccination drive has been ramped up through availability of more vaccines, advance visibility of vaccine availability to States and UTs for enabling better planning by them, and streamlining the vaccine supply chain, the Ministry stated.

Here's a look at how India's vaccination drive has been progressing

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