After Covishield, now Bharat Biotech's Covaxin reaches Karnataka

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After Covishield, now Bharat Biotech's Covaxin reaches Karnataka

After Covishield, now Bharat Biotech's Covaxin reaches Karnataka

Bhavana S   ¦    Jan 15, 2021 06:22:53 PM (IST)

After Covishield, now Bharat Biotech\'s Covaxin reaches Karnataka-1Bengaluru: Soon after Covishield doses were delivered to Karnataka, Bharat Biotech's vaccine Covaxin has reached the state. This is an indigenously developed vaccine which will protect the populace against Covid-19.

As many as 20,000 doses of Covaxin reached Bengaluru on Thursday and has been kept at state vaccine depot.

With this, the state now has 8.14 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccines. Earlier, 7.94 lakh doses of Covishield were received by the state government.

The Karnataka government is planning to rollout the Covid-19 vaccination drive from Saturday across all districts. Preparations for the vaccine drive have been completed and the COWIN app will be used to aid the administration of the vaccine.