Odisha reported 615 new cases, daily infection count went up by around 20 per cent in a day.
Of 3.1 crore beneficiaries, 1.9 cr got the first dose and 63.1 lakh received double doses
A majority of vaccine seekers, especially those needing the second dose, are left disappointed with online slots getting exhausted within minutes.
While 28.31 lakh beneficiaries are due for Covishield second dose this month, the State expects to get only about 25.31 lakh doses of vaccine.
Health department sources said 4,02,434 doses were administered at 1735 centers, including 162 where beneficiaries got Covaxin shots.
Director of Family Welfare Dr Bijay Panigrahi said as indicated by the Centre, the supply of vaccine will now depend on the consumption by the states.
The Minister maintained that the State needs sufficient rapid antigen test kits to ramp up Covid-19 tests.
34,502 Covishield doses administered to beneficiaries through 247 centres in 26 districts
The State government had received 1.5 lakh doses of Covaxin from Bharat Biotech on Friday evening as the first consignment of the State's own procurement for vaccination of 18-44 years age group
Director of Family Welfare Dr Bijay Panigrahi said it will take at least a day to dispatch the vaccine to the districts.
Additional Chief Secretary PK Mohapatra highlighted that Odisha has been saving vaccines as the wastage rate has been minus 0.5 per cent which is amongst the lowest in the country.
Additional Chief Secretary of Health PK Mohapatra said Angul, Balangir, Dhenkanal, Cuttack, Sundargarh and Bargarh have vaccinated less than 70 pc of the target.
As the Centre has approved vaccination of all citizens above 45 years across the country from April 1, the state government has sought adequate supply of COVID-19 vaccine to the State at the earliest.