SunstarTV Bureau: The first consignment of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin dispatched from Hyderabad has landed at Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in the capital city, on Wednesday morning.
A day after receiving Covid-19 vaccine Covishield from Serum Institute of India in Pune, 20,000 doses of the Covaxin vaccines has arrived in Bhubaneswar.
After its arrival at the airport, the boxes containing the Covaxin vials were escorted by security forces to the National Vaccine Van and then transported to the State Vaccine Store (SVS).
Yesterday, Odisha had received around 4.08 lakh doses of Covishield vaccine prepared by the SII. And also, the State had received a letter from the Centre regarding the dispatch of another 20,000 doses of Covaxin.