The central government has so far provided more than 22.46 crore doses to the states and union territories through free means and direct purchase.
Corona Vaccination Drive: The Ministry of Health said that a total of 1,84,92,677 doses of Kovid vaccine are still available to apply to the states and union territories. Also said that there are preparations to send 3,20,380 doses and which will be received within the next three days.
As part of the third phase strategy, every month the Government of India will purchase 50 percent doses of vaccines approved by the Central Pharmaceutical Laboratory (CDL) of any vaccine manufacturer. The ministry said that the government will continue to provide vaccines free of cost to the states as before.