Assam gets first consignment of ‘Covaxin’ vaccine

January 13, 2021: The first consignment of 36,000 doses of ‘Covaxin’ vaccine arrived in Guwahati on Wednesday morning.

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January 13, 2021: The first consignment of 36,000 doses of ‘Covaxin’ vaccine arrived in Guwahati on Wednesday morning.

The Indigo flight 6E-6538 from Hyderabad landed at the LGBI airport at around 9 AM. The offloading was started 9.03 AM and completed at 9.09 AM.

The first consignment of 2 lakh doses of 'Covishield' reached the state on Tuesday. The vaccines are stored at the cold storage facility at the premises of the health directorate.

The vaccines will be despatched to the districts on Wednesday. The vaccination will start on January 16 in all the districts.

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