“All the things will depend upon the provision of the vaccines,” the minister mentioned whereas addressing a press convention on the Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare Affairs.
Round 23.80 lakh individuals have been vaccinated throughout the nation up to now, the minister mentioned.
He referred to as upon ladies to take vaccine as there’s a hole between the female and male recipients.
“Now we have acquired 20 lakh doses of vaccine early immediately however we have been alleged to get 50 lakh,” the minister mentioned, including that the federal government is asking Serum Institute of India (producer of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine) to ship extra as quickly as attainable.
However the provider can also be below stress as a consequence of enormous demand of vaccine in India, he added.
“Some new suppliers have additionally utilized for supplying vaccine. We’re contemplating these,” the minister mentioned.