Govt to Utilise 40-50 Cr COVID Vaccine Doses by July: Health Min

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The Centre estimates to use 40-50 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine covering 20-25 crore people by July next year and it is preparing a format for the states to submit by October-end their list of priority population group to receive the vaccine, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday, 4 October, according to PTI.

Meanwhile, India crosses 65 lakh mark with a spike of 75,829 new cases and 940 deaths reported. The total number of active cases stand at 9,37,625, the number of cured/discharged/migrated cases are 55,09,967 and the number of deaths stand at 1,01,782.

Govt to Utilise 40-50 Cr COVID Vaccine Doses by July: Health Min
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Published: 04 Oct 2020, 09:54 AM IST
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