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Centre has provided at least 453 million Covid vaccine doses to states, UTs



The Centre has provided at least 453 million Covid vaccine doses across the country by now, as per the health ministry records on Sunday, July 25. Kerala logged over 17,000 new cases, pushing its infection caseload to 3,271,530. Government data also showed that about half of India’s Covid deaths since April 2020 were reported in just two months, April and May this year, underscoring the devastation that the second wave unleashed.

As on Sunday morning, 453,770,580 had been provided to the states and Union Territories. Of this, the total consumption, including wastages, is 420,832,021 doses. As many as 32,938,559 balance and unutilised vaccine doses are still available with the states/UTs and private hospitals. Another 1,179,010 doses are in the pipeline.

Meanwhile, Indonesia on Sunday recorded 45,416 new Covid cases, overtaking Brazil, India and the US in terms of fresh infections, according to Worldometer data. There were 38,091 Covid-19 cases logged in Brazil, 39,742 in India and 37,245 in the United States during the same period. However, in terms of the total number of infections and deaths, Indonesia is still far behind the top countries with 3,166,505 cases and 83,279 fatalities.

News Source : TOI

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