July saw 20 per cent fewer vaccinations than the month of June when 21.6 lakh doses were given. 17.9 lakh doses were administered on July. The Maharashtra Government had aimed to vaccinate at least 70% of the public before opening up further, the pace of vaccination has been slow. The mass vaccination for those aged above 18 years was started in private hospitals in May. Till now, 54.52 lakh citizens have received the first dose and 17.71 lakh citizens have received both doses. Out of 72.23 lakh doses, over 67.5 lakh were of Covishield, 4.6 lakh doses were of Covaxin and 14,108 were Sputnik V.