Wednesday, January 13, 2021

First Batch Of Corona Vaccine, Covidshield, Reaches Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The first batch of COVID-19 vaccine ‘Covishield’ dispatched by the Serum Institute of India (SII) has reached Odisha.

The consignment arrived at Biju Patnaik International Airport here on a SpiceJet cargo flight from Pune via New Delhi at 3.45 pm, said sources.

The vaccines were carried to the State Vaccine Centre in three delivery vans with police escort. Tight security arrangements had been made by police for the safe transfer of the vials.

Insulated vaccine vans from every district will be stationed at the center to carry the vaccines to respective district vaccine stores. The vaccines will further be sent to 1,222 cold chain points for storage.

12/01/21 Odisha Bytes

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