Shimla, May 9
The state is doing extremely well in ensuring that there is no vaccine wastage. National Health Mission Director Dr Nipun Jindal has said that the vaccine wastage was minus 1.4 in the state.
“The stats has so far received 21,19,710 doses of the vaccine, out of which 19,86,812 doses have been administered till May 7. At the moment, 1,60,730 were still available in the cold chain stores,” he said.
Dr Jindal said the vial generally contains more doses than mentioned and the state was ensuring every dose was utilized.
He said all healthcare workers were trained as per the guidelines by the Health Department to ensure minimal wastage of the vaccine. All aspects like transport, storage, etc, of the vaccine was kept in mind ahead of vaccination drive. — TNS