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Govt of India provides over 17.02 crore vaccine doses to states/UTs for free

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Over 36 lakh doses in addition will be received by the states/UTs in the next three days

The Government of India (GoI) has so far provided nearly 17.02 crore vaccine doses (17,02,42,410) to states/UTs free of cost. Of this, the total consumption including wastages is 16,07,94,796 doses (as per data available at 8 am today).

Moreover, over 94.47 lakh COVID vaccine doses (94,47,614) are still available with the states/UTs to be administered.

Apart from it, more than 36 lakh (36,37,030) vaccine doses will be received in addition by the states/UTs within the next three days.

The Government of India is at the forefront of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in collaboration with the states/UTs through a “Whole of Government” approach. In addition to test, track, treat and COVID-appropriate behaviour, vaccination forms an integral component of the five-point strategy of GoI for containment and management of the pandemic.

Implementation of the liberalised and accelerated phase 3 strategy of COVID-19 vaccination has started from 1st May, 2021. Registration for the new eligible population groups has commenced since 28th April. Potential beneficiaries can either register directly on the CoWIN portal ( or through the Aarogya Setu app.

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