It has been learnt that the state has not received adequate supply from the manufacturers.
'Serious concern', says Centre as only half of healthcare and frontline workers fully vaccinated so far
The number of healthcare workers in the country is about 1 crore and they are considered the most vulnerable to the infectious disease.
According to a White House fact sheet, nearly 19 million vaccines will be shared through COVAX.
Many yet to receive certificate weeks after taking the first dose
The CPI) said it is the Centre's responsibility to make vaccines available to all citizens of the country for free and it is "not an act of charity".
These 44 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines will be delivered by their makers between August and December 2021, the Union Health Ministry said.
Covid vaccination drive in Madurai district has been suspended from Tuesday due to unavailability of vaccines.
The district administration of Coimbatore and Tiruchy have suspended inoculation camps scheduled for Saturday due to unavailability of vaccines.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said that the reports on vaccine shortage in Tamil Nadu were baseless.
TN got 1 crore vaccine doses, 7.24 lakh still available with it: Centre amid vaccine shortage reports
The Centre said 18.36 lakh vaccine doses for the state will be available through the central quota between June 15-30.
Vaccination for 18-44 age group falls by over 50 per cent within one week in Bihar as shortage rises
In many places, including Patna, the vaccine drive has got badly interrupted for want of doses which have run short out of stock.
He urged those countries that have large stocks of vaccines to share them, and greater cooperation to scale up production and distribution of the jabs.
As the world’s largest maker of vaccines, India always was expected to play a pivotal role in global efforts to immunize against COVID-19.
Bharat Biotech ropes in subsidiary to scale up Covaxin production, estimates nearly 1 billion doses per annum
As of now, Bharat Biotech is manufacturing only about 1.5 crore doses of Covaxin per month which is likely to go up to 4-5 crore doses per month by July.
Between May 1 and June 15, a total of 5,86,29000 doses will be provided to the states under the central quota.