As per reports till 7 pm, 2,558,652 vaccine doses were given on Tuesday

Close to 23.88 Cr (23,88,40,635) Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered across the country as per the provisional report till 7 pm on Tuesday.

According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 13,32,471 beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 years received their first dose and 76,723 beneficiaries of the same age group received their second dose of COVID vaccine on Tuesday.

Cumulatively, 3,17,37,869 persons across 37 States/UTs have received their first dose and total 3,16,134 have received their second dose since the start of Phase-3 of the vaccination drive.

Bihar, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal have administered more than 10 lakh beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 years for the first dose of COVID vaccine.

States and Union Territories across India have received more than 24 crore (240 million) Covid-19 vaccine doses so far.

As per reports till 7 pm, 25,58,652 vaccine doses were given on Tuesday. Of this number, 22,67,842 beneficiaries were vaccinated for 1st dose and 2,90,810 beneficiaries received 2nd dose of the vaccine.

Providing details about vaccine availability, the health ministry said 24,65,44,060 vaccine doses have so far been provided to States and Union Territories through Government of India (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category.

Of this, the total consumption, including wastages, is 23,47,43,489 doses (as per data available at 8 AM on Tuesday), the ministry said.

More than 1.19 crore (1,19,46,925) COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.