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Covid-19 vaccination: Govt books 440 million doses with 30% advance

250 mn Covishield and 190 mn Covaxin doses meant for Aug-Dec period

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Ruchika Chitravanshi & Sohini Das  |  New Delhi/Mumbai 

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A health worker administers Covid vaccine to a student traveling abroad for higher studies, in Hyderabad on Tuesday | Photo: PTI

The Centre has placed advance orders for 250 million Covishield and 190 million Covaxin doses to be supplied between August and December, V K Paul, member-health, Niti Aayog, said on Tuesday. He pointed out that 30 per cent advance payment for these doses had already been given to the makers-- and .

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First Published: Wed, June 09 2021. 02:04 IST
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