Published On : Wed, Aug 25th, 2021
National News / News 3 | By Nagpur Today Nagpur News

States to get 2 cr Covid vaccines: Govt

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Wednesday informed that all states will be provided with over 2 crore additional Covid-19 vaccine doses in August.

Taking to Twitter, the Health Minister said that the Central government has requested all the states to try to vaccinate all school teachers on priority before Teachers’ Day, which is celebrated on September 5.

“Besides the scheme of providing vaccines to every state this month, over 2 crore additional doses of vaccine are being made available. We have requested all the states to try to vaccinate all school teachers on priority before Teachers’ Day, which is celebrated on 5th September,” Mandaviya tweeted.

According to the health ministry, more than 58.07 crore Covid vaccine doses have been provided to states and union territories so far.