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Private hospitals received over 1.20 crore doses of Covid vaccines in May: Centre

A large number of private hospitals that had a contract with Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech have been supplied with Covishield and Covaxin doses respectively.

Published: 05th June 2021 11:44 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th June 2021 11:44 PM   |  A+A-

Coronavirus, Vaccine

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By PTI

NEW DELHI: The Health Ministry on Saturday said that private hospitals have received over 1.20 crore doses of anti-coronavirus vaccines in May.

A large number of private hospitals that had a contract with Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech have been supplied with Covishield and Covaxin doses respectively, it said in a statement.

"As on June 1, 2021, private hospitals have received over 1.20 crore doses of Covid vaccines in the month of May.

These private hospitals are not limited to the bigger metro cities but also from Tier two and three cities across states," the ministry said.

It said states with fewer number of private hospitals have been requested to review the status and list the better performing hospitals under AB-PMJAY and state-specific insurance schemes, keeping a geographical spread in mind, and encourage them to get into agreement with the vaccine manufacturers.



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