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More than 2.69 crore COVID-19 vaccine still available: Health Ministry

The Chennai Corporation has started roadside vaccination camps in residential and commercial areas in the city.   | Photo Credit: K. PICHUMANI

More than 2.69 crore (2,69,06,624) balance and unutilised COVID vaccine doses are still available with the States/Union Territories and private hospitals, said the Health Ministry on August 5 in a release.

It added that more than 51.01 crore (51,01,88,510) vaccine doses have been provided to States/Union Territories so far, through all sources and a further 7,53,620 doses are in the pipeline.

Of this, the total consumption including wastages is 48,60,15,232 doses (as per data available at 8 a.m. on August 5).


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