The company had partnered with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) to conduct the clinical trials of Sputnik V and distribute the vaccine in India in September 2020.
A total of 17,92,98,584 doses were given till 7 am on May 14, as per the data. Out of these, 20,27,162 doses were administered in the last 24 hours.
India began its vaccination programme on January 16 and has begun its third phase of vaccine rollouts on May 1, for everyone who is above 18 years of age.
Mumbai: A global bid has been issued by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday to procure one crore coronavirus vaccine doses to vaccinate the people of Mumbai at the earliest.
Bengaluru: Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), the administrative body responsible for civic amenities and some infrastructural assets of the Greater Bangalore metropolitan area, revealed on Wednesday said they have COVID-19 vaccine supply doses for one more day only.
New Delhi: India has so far administered more than 17.5 crore doses of the coronavirus vaccine, the data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare showed on Wednesday.
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, asking him to allow other companies with “capabilities”, to produce the two coronavirus vaccines–Covishield and Covaxin–being already produced in India.
He said that Bharat Biotech alone was not capable of matching the vaccine demand of the country.
New Delhi: After recording more than 4-lakh COVID cases for four consecutive day till Sunday, India reported more than 3,29,000 new infections in the last 24 hours.
New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia claimed that the state Government had ordered 1.34 crore doses of coronavirus vaccines in May but the Centre approved just 3.5 lakh doses against it.