On Thursday morning, Delhi had less than a day’s stock of Coronavirus vaccine left. Prompting the government to issue an order saying that only Covishield will use for second doses till July 31.
As per the data available on Co-WIN portal, till Thursday, only 48,256 vaccine doses administered here. However, 95,66,720 doses given so far in Delhi, of which, the second doses are 23,14,539. Moreover, the portal states that the city had 65,460 doses of Covishield left.
The bulletin also said that a total of 63,406 vaccine doses were administered in Delhi on Wednesday. Out of these, the second doses were 33,443. On Wednesday, Delhi received a total of 70,000 doses of Covaxin, taking the total number of available doses to 2,45,590.
According to the bulletin “Only 20 percent of Covaxin stocks can be used for the first dose since these stocks are limited and have irregular delivery cycles. On account of limited stocks of Covishield, the city government has directed that the stocks be only used for the second dose till July 31, at all its centers.”
A total of 55,01,302 men and 40,63,333 women had inoculated against the novel coronavirus infection in the national capital, according to the Co-WIN portal.
As many as 46,38,201 people in the 18-44 age group have received at least one dose of the vaccine, while 30,64,552 lakh people in the 45-60 age group have inoculated. More than 18,63,967 lakh people above 60 years have been vaccinated, the bulletin added.