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No shortage of COVID-19 vaccine in Rajasthan: Union Health ministry

The union health ministry clarified that Rajasthan has been supplied 37.61 lakh doses and has consumed only 24.28 lakh doses till Monday night.

Published: 09th March 2021 04:21 PM  |   Last Updated: 09th March 2021 04:21 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Tuesday rejected reports about impending shortage of COVID-19 vaccine doses in Rajasthan saying it regularly monitors the availability of vaccine supply in all states and union territories, and provides doses according to their requirement and consumption pattern.

The union health ministry clarified that Rajasthan has been supplied 37.61 lakh doses and has consumed only 24.28 lakh doses till Monday night. "There have been some news reports suggesting impending shortage of COVID-19 vaccine doses in Rajasthan. The factual position is that there is no shortage of COVID-19 vaccine with the state at present. Rajasthan has been supplied 37.61 lakh doses and has consumed only 24.28 lakh doses till yesterday night," the ministry said.

The central government is regularly monitoring availability of vaccine supply in all states and union territories, and providing the doses as per their requirement and consumption pattern, it added.



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