New Delhi, Apr 30 (MNN) The Indian government said on Friday that it had so far provided nearly 16.33 crore vaccine doses free of cost to different states and Union Territories to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
The exact figure as of 8 am on Friday was 16,33,85,030 doses, of which 15,33,56,503 doses had been used. The latter figure includes the wastage reported from across the country.
The government said that 1,00,28,527 vaccine does were still available with the states/UTs.
As many as 19,81,110 more doses would be received by the states/UTs within the next three days.
As per the official information, Maharashtra was given 1,63,62,470 doses, of which 1,59,06,147 were used.
Uttar Pradesh got 1,41,45,670 dose, of which it used 1,28,08,993.
Rajasthan was given 1,36,12,360 doses but used 1,33,70,102 while Gujarat got 1,32,69,330 and administered 1,27,11,566.
As for the doses available with the states, Uttar Pradesh led with 13,36,677, followed by Bihar at 7,22, 237, Jharkhand at 6,15,715, Assam 5,83,778, and Gujarat 5,57,764.
Other states in this category included Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu.
Lakshadweep reported the highest wastage percentage of 9.7, followed by Tamil Nadu’s 8.83, Assam’s 7.70, Manipur’s 7.44 and Haryana’s 5.72.
Other top states included Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Punjab, Bihar, Nagaland and Meghalaya.