The month-to-month manufacturing of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin shall be elevated to 6-7 crore doses in July-August from 1 crore doses in April, the Union well being ministry mentioned on Friday.
In keeping with a press release launched by the well being ministry, Covaxin manufacturing shall be doubled by Could-June 2021 after which elevated practically sevenfold by July-August. It’s anticipated to succeed in practically 10 crore doses monthly by September, the assertion added.
“There have been some unfounded media stories on unaccounted vaccine doses of Bharat Biotech. These stories are incorrect and should not supported by full data on the matter. The claims of Bharat Biotech having six crore doses is an error of comprehension amongst some quarters reporting the mentioned matter,” the ministry mentioned in its assertion.
As of Could 28, Bharat Biotech has equipped 2,76,66,860 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine to the federal government. Out of those, 2,20,89,880 doses, together with wastage, have been consumed by all states/UTs within the ongoing vaccination drive. A complete of 55,76,980 doses are at current obtainable with the states/UTs. Personal hospitals have additionally obtained 13,65,760 doses of Covaxin in the identical month.
(With inputs from PTI)