A number of districts in Maharashtra will run out of the Covid-19 vaccine inventory in a day or two and the Centre has been knowledgeable about it, a senior state well being official stated on Wednesday. As on Wednesday morning, the state has round 14 lakh vaccine doses, principal secretary (well being) Pradeep Vyas stated.
“Many districts will run out of the inventory at present or tomorrow. The Centre is conscious of the scenario and (we) have additionally communicated in writing,” he stated. Maharashtra can simply administer 5 lakh vaccine pictures in a day if there’s a readability on schedule and availability, the official stated.
For the previous couple of days, the state has been vaccinating about 4 lakh individuals each day. Almost 82 lakh individuals have been vaccinated to this point in Maharashtra for the reason that roll-out of the inoculation drive.
An official assertion on Tuesday stated Maharashtra had acquired 1.06 crore doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, out of which 88 lakh doses have been used whereas the wastage stood at three per cent. It stated the state authorities will vigorously pursue its demand for extra inventory of vaccine doses, contemplating the fast rise within the COVID-19 instances and enlargement of the vaccination drive.