Vaccination stopped at 25 private hospitals in Mumbai due to insufficient stock | Mumbai News

MUMBAI: As many as 25 non-public vaccination centres out of the 71 authorized for Covid vaccination couldn’t perform any inoculation as they ran out of doses on Thursday.
The remaining centres have satisfactory vaccines to hold out the drive on Friday, civic officers stated.
Of the 120 vaccination centres within the metropolis, 49 are public and 71 non-public. The scarcity was primarily reported from the non-public hospitals. A mean of 40,000 to 50,000 individuals are getting vaccinated in any respect these centres.
Civic officers stated that they’d obtained a complete of 17,09,550 doses until April 7. Out of that, 1561420 vaccines had been used. Round 148130 vaccines had been left on Thursday after the day’s vaccination. “Of the remaining inventory, 44,810 vaccines had been reserved for the second dose as per the directions of the State Authorities. In different phrases, a complete of 1,03,320 had been obtainable on Thursday morning. After the usage of about 40,000- 50,000 doses town might be left with sufficient vaccines to final solely a day (until Friday),” stated the civic physique in a press assertion.
“The BMC is following up with the state about vaccine doses,” the company stated.
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