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After ‘Covishield’, 20k doses of Covid-19 vaccine ‘Covaxin’ reach Odisha

13/01/2021 at 9:31 AM

Bhubaneswar, Jan 13: As many as 20,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine ‘Covaxin’ reached Bhubaneswar today.

On Tuesday, the first consignment containing vials of Covishield vaccine dispatched from the Serum Institute in Pune reached Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar at 3.28 pm. This was informed by the state health department officials.

According to reports, the consignment brought 34 cases of Covishield vaccine 10 doses.

Health department officials said that the State will also receive 20,000 doses of Covaxin manufactured by Bharat Biotech soon. Covaxin will be mainly used in urban areas.

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