Since the commencement of coronavirus vaccination activities in the country, one crore one lakh five thousand 949 doses of Covishield vaccine have been given to the Serum Institute of India, invented by Oxford Estrogen.
So far 12 million doses of Covishield vaccine have been received from India. As of this, there are only 94 doses of vaccine stock and 51 doses.
This information was given in a press release of the Department of Health on Sunday (June 2).
According to the Department of Health, 58 lakh 20 thousand 15 people have taken the first dose of this vaccine so far. Of these, 36 lakh 9 thousand men, 75 men and 22 lakh 10 thousand 950 women. On the other hand, 42 lakh 65 thousand 934 people have received the second dose of this vaccine. Of these, 22 lakh 3 thousand men are 63 men and 15 lakh 4 thousand 51 are women.
According to the Department of Health, out of 57 lakh 20 thousand 15 people who took the first dose, more than 14 lakh people have taken the second dose. All of them need to be given a second dose of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine. The World Health Organization (WHO) has not yet made a decision on the two doses of the vaccine.
It may be mentioned that the national coronary vaccination program was started in the country on February 8. This activity runs from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm every day. Due to the vaccine crisis, the Department of Health has announced that the first dose will be discontinued from April 26th. Registration for vaccination has also been suspended from May 2.